Kiana Teacher Charged with Sexual Abuse

Associated Press

A rural teacher has been accused of an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student under the age of 18.

Alaska State Troopers say 26-year-old Sheree Buchanan of Kiana is charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

She was arrested Monday night at the Kotzebue Airport as she traveled back from Anchorage. Troopers say the school principal alerted them to a possible inappropriate sexual relationship.

Troopers say Buchanan acknowledged the relationship .

Buchanan was transported to the Kotzebue Regional Jail and held without bail. She has a public defender.

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