Del. Teacher Had Relationship With Student: Police

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    Delaware State Police

    A Delaware teacher faces multiple charges after a criminal investigation.

    Thomas Stetina, a 42-year-old Laurel High School teacher, developed a relationship with a 17-year-old male student from the same school, according to a Delaware State Police report.

    The report alleges that Stetina, of Millsboro, DE, provided alcohol and marijuana to the student on at least two occasions.

    He has been charged with two counts of Distribution of a Non-Narcotic Controlled Substance to a Minor, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Providing Alcohol to an Underage Person.

    According to Delaware State Police, the investigation came after they received an anonymous tip about a possible inappropriate relationship between a Laurel High School teacher and student.

    Stetina is being held on $4,600 secured bond.