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3 High School Teachers Accused Of Having Sex With Teen Students

Triton Regional High School (credit: CBS 2)

Triton Regional High School (credit: CBS 2)

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CAMDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three teachers and two administrators at a southern New Jersey high school have been arrested on charges stemming from allegations the teachers had sex with students.

Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said the principal and vice principal at Triton High School in Runnemede were charged with official misconduct for allegedly failing to report the relationships when they learned about them.

Faulk said the school had a culture that allowed the relationships to happen even though school policies clearly barred them.

Authorities said the consensual relationships — between three male teachers and three female students ages 17 or 18 — occurred between November 2011 and June.

They also said explicit text messages were sent during school hours.

The Black Horse Regional School District superintendent said the district is cooperating with authorities and reviewing its policies.

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