NC teacher accused of sexual contact with student

HENDERSON CO., N.C. (WSPA) — A former teacher is accused of having sexual contact with a student.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office has charged Devon Ross Lategan, 29, with one felony count of sexual activity with a student.

The charge came after allegations Lategan had sexual contact with a 17-year-old female West Henderson High School student in June 2016, according to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Lategan used to teach at the high school. Lategan is a teacher at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, other stations report.

Lategan was arrested Wednesday in Wake County and is being held on a $50,000 bond.

Deputies say he could face more charges as the investigation continues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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