DURHAM, N.C. — A former Durham teacher faces charges after police say she had an inappropriate relationship with a female student.
Michelle Smith White, 37, was arrested July 2 and charged with felony sex offense with a student and felony indecent liberties.
Officials say White began a sexual relationship with the student, who was 15 at the time, in 2012 while White was a dance teacher at Jordan High School.
White resigned from her teacher position in April.
According to jail records, she was released after posting $6,000 bail.
Additional charges are expected to be filed.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the sheriff’s criminal investigations division at 919-560-0880.