Teacher charged

The Kansas City Star (Sunday) - - LOCAL | -

An Eas­ton, Kan., high school teacher has been charged with hav­ing un­law­ful sex­ual re­la­tions with a 17-year-old male stu­dent.

Shan­non Young, 36, of Lans­ing, was ar­rested Tues­day morn­ing. Young, an English teacher and volleyball coach, al­legedly had con­sen­sual sex­ual in­ter­course with one of her stu­dents at Pleas­ant Ridge High School. Leavenworth County At­tor­ney Todd Thomp­son said the crimes hap­pened be­tween Aug. 1, 2009, and June 2, 2010.

Eas­ton Su­per­in­ten­dent Charles Coblentz said the district con­ducted its own in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the mat­ter. Young re­signed from her po­si­tion in April.

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