NC teacher accused of having sex with student

Posted on: 1:58 pm, September 12, 2013, by , updated on: 03:16pm, September 12, 2013

Diana Swanson Farnell, 28, of Fort Mill, S.C.

Diana Swanson Farnell, 28, of Fort Mill, S.C.

MONROE, N.C. — A Union County teacher has been accused of having sex with a teenage student, according to WSOC-TV.

Diana Swanson Farnell, 28, of Fort Mill, S.C., is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old male student at Union Academy Charter School in Monroe.

Monroe police said investigators were called Tuesday about the alleged relationship between the two. A warrant was issued Wednesday and the suspect was arrested Thursday afternoon.

Officials said the suspect was charged with one count of sex offenses with a student after an investigation.

The investigation is ongoing. Specific details about the allegations were not released.