The following is a Press Release from the Lafayette Police Department:
On July 19, at approximately 8:45 a.m., Lafayette Police were called to the Lafayette Parish School Board regarding allegations of sexual misconduct by a teacher employed with LPSS.
Investigators discovered that Blaine Peltier, 30, of Lafayette had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. T
he relationship occurred between March and July of 2012. Peltier teaches at a high school within Lafayette Parish where the victim attends school.
Peltier was arrested and charged with Sexual Conduct Between Educator and Student. The case remains under investigation.
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