NC teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student has tattoo of victim’s name

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Michelle Smith White, 37, of Durham

DURHAM, N.C. — Officials said a former North Carolina high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student has a tattoo of the victim’s name.

WRAL-TV reported that Michelle Smith White, 37, of Durham, was charged in July with having a sexual relationship with a female student.

The suspect was a teacher at Charles E. Jordan High School in Durham and the victim was a student, according to officials.

The suspect has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student and engaging in a sex offense with a student.

Authorities said the teacher and student formed a friendship in 2012 when the victim was 15 and it later turned into a sexual relationship.

Deputies said the suspect has a tattoo of the victim’s name, framed photos of the victim and a binder filled with notes involving the girl.

Text messages sent to the girl included the word “threesome” and alluded to “the involvement of Ms. White’s husband,” according to the report.

Read full story: WRAL-TV