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An Illinois high school teacher has been reportedly suspended for accidentally posting a sex video on SnapChat that was seen by many students.

The Moline Police Department investigation report does not identify the teacher or students involved. The State's Attorney's office has closed the case, and no charges will be filed, reported Quad-City Times.

Sangeetha Rayapati, school board president, said the district is following all administrative policies. She said the Moline High School teacher has been on leave since the incident was reported.

According to the police report, Moline High School Principal Trista Sanders contacted police on Nov. 7, 2020. Sanders took the step after she got a tip that the teacher, whose name was kept confidential, posted a video of herself having sex on her SnapChat story.

Screenshots of a group chat included with the police report show students talking about the video and debating whether to tell the teacher about it or not.

The teacher reportedly told investigators that she didn't know about the video until a friend called frantically. The teacher immediately deleted the story without watching it. She said she didn't know how the video, which was up on her story for 15 minutes, had been posted and believed she might have been hacked.

According to an email, Assistant State's Attorney Heidi Weller told Moline Police on March 1 that prosecutors were declining to bring charges.

Weller wrote in her opinion, they could not gather enough proof that the teacher knowingly or intentionally distributed the pornographic images, as was required by law. "There does not appear to be any intent to groom individual students," she added.

In another incident, a teacher, Carrie Witt, 47, pleaded guilty last month to one count of a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19, reported People. Witt, who was a teacher at Decatur High School in Decatur, Alabama, was arrested in March 2016 and charged with having sex with two students, aged 17 and 18, respectively.

Her attorneys argued in court filings that she had a constitutional right to have sex with the students as under Alabama law, any person over the age of 16 without a specified infirmity is capable of giving consent to sex.

Her attorneys further argued that state statutes which prohibit a school employee from having sex with a student are unconstitutional. They added that there are other laws to protect people who are incapable of consent because of age, mental impairment, physical incapability and in cases of coercion or fraud, but that none of these stipulations are applied in the case.

Prosecutors disagreed saying that the statute was constitutional and was required to protect high school students from sexual advances by teachers and other school employees.

Witt was scheduled to stand trial last month. But hours before trial, she admitted to the crime. She will be sentenced on July 1.

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