East Beauregard High teacher resigns after sexual misconduct arrest
DeRidder, La. (KPLC) - An East Beauregard High School teacher and coach has resigned after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Beauregard Parish School Board officials reported to the Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office that Collin Ryan Corbett, 25, of Merryville, was having “inappropriate communications with a student via social media,” according to BPSO. The misdemeanor count he faces, Revised Statute 14:81.4, refers to inappropriate relationships between an educator and a student who is at least 17 years old.
Corbett was placed on administrative leave with pay on Friday, March 17, according to BPSB officials.
He was arrested Monday on one count of misdemeanor prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student. He was released that evening on $5,000 bond.
Following his arrest, he resigned from the school as of 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to school board officials.
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