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Lawrence County Sheriff's Office investigating Loretto High teacher after complaint

(Lawrence County Schools)

UPDATE: (3:30 p.m.)

The Lawrence County Sheriff;s office is investigating a complaint that a Loretto High School teacher had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

History teacher Trey Bass resigned after the complaint, Lawrence County Schools Communications Director Shannon Watson confirmed to Fox 17 News on Wednesday.

The sheriff's office said the case involves one student and right now, no criminal charges are pending.

Watson said the schools followed the appropriate protocol after the complaint was received and all information has now been turned over to local law enforcement.

The school provided Fox 17 with their official statement:

"Mr. Trey Bass was an employee with Lawrence County Schools but officially resigned on Thursday, April 13, 2017. All other questions need to be addressed by the local Sheriff's Department."

This story will be updated as information develops.

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A Loretto High School teacher has resigned amid a complaint about an inappropriate relationship with a student, the schools said.

History teacher Trey Bass resigned after the complaint, Lawrence County Schools Communications Director Shannon Watson confirmed to Fox 17 News on Wednesday.

Watson said the schools followed the appropriate protocol after the complaint was received and all information has now been turned over to local law enforcement.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office said Bass is not facing any charges at this time and that it's a personnel issue at this point.

The school provided Fox 17 with their official statement:

"Mr. Trey Bass was an employee with Lawrence County Schools but officially resigned on Thursday, April 13, 2017. All other questions need to be addressed by the local Sheriff's Department."

This story will be updated as information develops.

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