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Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office

Brittney Whetzel, a 28-year-old high school teacher, has been accused of giving alcohol to three of students at her home and then having sexual encounters with two of them. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, Whetzel, a Clemson graduate of Lady’s Island, South Carolina, has been charged with two counts of sexual battery with a student and three counts of transfer of beer or wine for an underage person’s consumption.

According to authorities, the alleged incidents underage drinking and sexual battery took place at Whetzel’s home on April 9 and 10. She was arrested on Monday, April 16 at her home. Following her arrest, she was being held in the Beaufort County jail pending a bond hearing.

She was charged with two counts of sexual battery with a student and three counts of transfer of beer or wine for an underage person’s consumption.

via WYFF:

Whetzel’s online bio says she graduated from Clemson in 2013. She taught English at Boiling Springs High School before going to work at Battery Creek High School.

Whetzel was being held in the Beaufort County jail pending a bond hearing.

The Island Packet reported that Whetzel was placed on administrative leave last week, according to an emailed statement by district spokesman Jim Foster. The email did not specify what day her leave began or whether it was paid or unpaid, The Island Packet reported.

Over the course of just a few months, educators across the country were arrested for entering into an inappropriate relationship with their students, Tennessee teacher Janet Smothers, LaToya Parker, Florida teacher Caroline Lawson, 26-year-old Allyson Moran and Katherine Ross Ridenhour were all arrested on similar charges.

The list goes on to include 22-year-old Oklahoma science teacher Hunter Day, 28-year-old teacher Megan Kotarski, 23-year-old history teacher Michelle Schiffer, 29-year-old Alyssia Marie Reddy, special education teacher Jordan Ondish and 28-year-old Samantha Fitzpatrick have all been allegedly carrying on inappropriate relationships with their students.

In addition, 31-year-old Nicole Marie Andrews, 32-year-old Jessica Langford, 29-year-old Andrea Baber, 27-year-old Robin Dunlap, 27-year-old Jennifer Olajire-Aro have also been charged with these charges.

42-year-old Heather Butts of California was arrested on a second-degree felony charge, Nancy Leigh Ann Brann, a former Christian school teacher, was arrested for having sex with a student, Coine Audiat pleaded no contest to having sex with a minor in 2016 and 23-year-old Darci Lake was arrested for an inappropriate relationship. 27-year-old Brittany Zamora from Arizona was arrested on similar charges. Keri Hoffman, 35, was also arrested for an alleged relationship with a student.

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