Lexington Senior High School coach fired after alleged inappropriate communication with a student

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LEXINGTON, N.C. — A Lexington Senior High School coach and teacher was fired after alleged inappropriate communication with a student, according to Superintendent Dr. Anitra Wells.

The 29-year-old was fired on Monday for “inadequate performance, immorality, insubordination, neglect of duty, failure to fulfill the duties and responsibilities imposed upon teachers.”

The coach and teacher taught marketing and finance and was the head varsity baseball coach.

The coach and teacher has not been criminally charged for his communication with the student, who was over 18 years old.

Wells did not give additional details about the inappropriate communication.

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