West Ottawa H.S. teacher under investigation for alleged inappropriate relationship

Posted at 4:46 PM, Mar 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-31 16:46:51-04

HOLLAND, Mich. — A teacher at West Ottawa High School is under investigation after allegations that they had an inappropriate relationship with a teenage student.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, the alleged relationship happened with a 16-year-old female student.  No other students are believed to have been involved.

Capt. Mark Bennett with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department said the investigation is ongoing and will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office upon completion.

The investigation was started after a parent notified officials, Bennett said.