Teacher allegedly told student she was in 'love'

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FINES MASSEY EDITOR@LEBANONDAILYRECORD.COM

A Lebanon High School student told the police that he felt “uncomfortable” and “weird” about an alleged relationship with a teacher that has led to the teacher facing a felony charge, according to court documents.
On Friday, Elizabeth (King) Morgan, 30, a Lebanon High School drama teacher, was charged with sexual contact with a student, a class E felony. Morgan, who was released Friday on bond, has pleaded not guilty to the crime, but just a week before she allegedly confessed to kissing and inappropriately touching the teen during an interview with a district administrator, according to court documents released Tuesday.
During the interview on Jan. 5, Morgan allegedly told the school administrator that she had “professed her love” to the boy and had kissed him on two occasions. She also allegedly admitted to “some touching but nothing under the clothes,” the document says.
On Jan. 9, a Division of Children Services investigator and a detective interviewed the victim. The boy told them that he had built up a relationship with the teacher and became “good friends” with her. In November, Morgan allegedly told him that she was in love with him. He said at first he was “shocked” but “intrigued” by the relationship.

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