Eden, NC-- A former teacher in Eden is in trouble with the law and is no longer working for Rockingham County Schools (RCS).
Wednesday, police in Eden charged 38 year-old Whitney Dow Buck with Sexual Activity with a Student By a School Employee.
The investigation started Tuesday, January 17, when the Eden Police Department received a tip that a female teacher was having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a juvenile male student. Detectives notified the school system about the allegations and their investigation.
Detectives concluded their investigation on Wednesday and charged Buck.
Officials with RCS said Buck resigned her teaching position at Morehead High School, where she was a Business teacher.
After the arrest, school officials sent out a phone notification to parents.
Buck worked at Morehead High School from August 2010 until she resigned this month. Karen Hyler with RCS said they do background checks on all school employees.