Chester Co. teacher charged over relationship with student

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sarah O'Neill
Sarah O'Neill

COATESVILLE, Pa. (WPVI) -- A teacher from Coatesville, Pa. has been arrested on charges she had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

Sarah O'Neill, 35, is facing four counts of Corruption of Minors.

The incidents happened while O'Neill was a teacher at the private Church Farm School in Exton, Pa.

According to investigators, the relationship between O'Neill and the 16-year-old began in January, 2014 and lasted 10 months.

Police didn't detail the exact nature of the relationship, but said the two were "romantically involved" and there were four incidents both in O'Neill's vehicle and at area hotels.

A preliminary hearing for O'Neill is set for February 2nd.