MAYSVILLE, Mo. —  The Maysville School District has released a statement regarding the arrest of a teacher and coach at the district, Rodney Thomas, 39, who is a resident of Cameron.

Rodney Thomas, courtesy Maysville R-1 School District

Thomas is accused of alleged sexual contact multiple students. He is facing nine counts of sexual contact with a student by a teacher, nine counts of attempted enticement of a child and two counts of statutory sodomy.

The District says that they are aware of the charges and that Thomas has been placed on administrative leave and has not been permitted on District property since the allegations first came to life, according to the release from the district.

The release indicates school officials intend to comply fully with the investigation into Thomas’ crimes.

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