Improper relationship between a Permian High School teacher and a 16-year-old student

Improper relationship between a Permian High School teacher and a 16-year-old student

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Odessa Police are investigating an improper relationship between a Permian High School teacher and a 16-year-old student.

Police tell us the teacher is 44-year-old Jay Burns.

He has been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child.

Police also say during the investigation, they learned a second student made an outcry that she had been in an improper relationship with Burns, as well.