Abbeville High School teacher arrested

KAPLAN, La. (AP) – An Abbeville High School teacher has been arrested after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

The Advertiser reports ( ) Nicholas Willis has been charged with carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

Kaplan Police Chief Boyd Adams says Willis is in in the Kaplan City Jail on a $200,000 bond. It was unknown whether he has as an attorney.

Adams says Willis was arrested after an investigation by his department and the Abbeville Police Department. The original complaint was made to Abbeville police, and an investigation indicated that the alleged incident happened within the Kaplan city limits.

Willis teaches physics, physical science and chemistry at Abbeville High. Vermilion Parish Superintendent Jerome Puyau says Willis was placed on leave Tuesday.



Information from: The Advertiser,

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