San Antonio, Texas – A Fredericksburg High School teacher was arrested for having an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with a student.
The Fredericksburg Police Department says they learned last week of an inappropriate sexual relationship between Michelle Sendlein, 39, and a high school student.
Initial information obtained from the student himself by authorities indicates that the teacher had allegedly been communicating “incorrectly” with them via text messages using a social networking website.
In addition, it was learned that another student who had previously graduated had sex with the teacher. That student, when interviewed, gave specific details of sexual relationships with the teacher dating back to 2019.
Sendlein was arrested and charged with two counts of improper educator-student relationship.
According to the district’s website, Sendlein was a Spanish teacher at Fredericksburg High School. Since then he has resigned.
Fredericksburg ISD Superintendent Jeffrey L. Brasher, Ed.D. issued the following statements:
“On October 27, 2020, the Fredericksburg Police Department arrested Michelle Sendlein after an investigation into alleged inappropriate contact with one or more Fredericksburg ISD students. The District has been cooperating with law enforcement in the context of the investigation. Michelle Sendlein has resigned from her employment with the District as an FHS teacher. Fredericksburg ISD Superintendent of Schools Jeff Brasher said today that the District will continue to cooperate fully with the criminal investigation: “The safety of our students is our highest priority. “.