Teacher on Paid Leave After Student Claims Teacher Sexually Abused Him

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A student in Odessa claims a teacher sexually abused him.

Now that teacher is on paid leave.

We're told the child came forward last Thursday.

The teacher at Nimitz Junior High is on paid leave while authorities investigate.

Police are looking into the student's claims but they said they have yet to find enough evidence to charge the teacher.