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Livingston Parish teacher placed on administrative leave after arrest in underage sex case

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ALBANY – A high school teacher was arrested on three counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile charges, WBRZ learned Tuesday morning.

Ashley Meyer, 33, was arrested after an investigation where deputies said they found she had sexual relations with a male juvenile on at least three occasions. Deputies did not release additional details.

“Because this case involves a juvenile, no further details will be released,” the sheriff said in a news release.

Meyer posted a $75,000 bail and bonded out of jail Tuesday.

WBRZ learned that Meyer is a teacher at Albany High School and has been placed on administrative leave.

The Livingston Parish School System released the following statement:

The safety and well-being of our students is our number one priority. Livingston Parish Public Schools utilizes application references, interviews, and state background checks before hiring any employee in the district to protect our students. None of these security checks revealed anything that would have alerted the district to the possibility of this event.

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