A Wayne County high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student.
On Aug. 12, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office said they were notified by the parents of a 16 year-old that their daughter and the teacher were having contact with each other that was sexual in nature. An investigation reportedly determined the crimes began with the victim was 15 and the defendant was 23 years old.
Ryder Heith Webb, 24, of Farmville was arrested by Wayne deputies and Farmville Police without incident at his home on Aug. 14th. Webb was charged with taking indecent liberties with a child and taking indecent liberties with a student. He was held under a $100,000 bond.
Wayne County Schools said Webb had been employed as a social studies teacher at C.B. Aycock High since August 2017. He was suspended without pay on Aug. 12th and resigned Aug. 14th. School officials declined to comment saying it was a personnel matter.
The NC SBI assisted with the investigation.