LEBANON, Ind. (WISH) — A Lebanon High School employee has been arrested.
The Lebanon Community School Corporation said band teacher Brian Boyer was immediately placed on administrative leave. The school said he has been a teacher there since July 2019.
The Lebanon Police Department said it is investigating “misconduct” claims against the employee. The charge did not involve a Lebanon student, according to school officials.
Online jail records list Boyer, 39, as facing preliminary charges of child solicitation.
The Lebanon Community School Corporation released this statement:
Lebanon Community School Corporation is aware of charges filed today against Brian Joseph Boyer. Boyer was placed on administrative leave immediately upon learning of allegations of misconduct. He has been employed as a band teacher at Lebanon High School since July 2019.
The events that precede these charges did not involve any students at Lebanon Community School Corporation, and at this time, administrators have not received any report of misconduct involving our students. We will continue to investigate and fully cooperate with local law enforcement.
Student safety is our utmost priority. District policies concerning employee conduct are strictly enforced, and employees receive regular training in best practices in student and school safety. Support is available for students through our school counselors and mental health partners.