Metro teacher on leave over allegations of inappropriate contact - WSMV Channel 4

Metro teacher on leave over allegations of inappropriate contact

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A teacher is on paid leave from the Nashville School of the Arts while Metro police investigate allegations of inappropriate contact with a minor.

School officials say John Newsom Jr. has been a school employee since 1985 and teaches theater at NSA.

Metro Nashville Public Schools says it is taking the accusation very seriously and student safety is its top priority.

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