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Pinellas Park H.S. teacher accused of sex with student at school

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PINELLAS COUNTY, FL -

A Pinellas Park High School teacher was arrested Thursday on charges he had sex with an underage student.

In December 2011, Detectives said Jonathan Dunn, 28, had a three week sexual relationship with a female student who was 16 years old at the time.

Police said the sexual encounters occurred both on and off the school campus, and involved sexually explicit online conversations that included text messages between Dunn and the underage student.

Pinellas Park Police said they became aware of Dunn's actions after a tip to the School Resource Officer, last week.

Dunn, a math teacher at Pinellas Park High since 2010, resigned this morning, according to Pinellas County Schools. A spokeswoman for the school system said he was removed from the classroom on March 15 after the allegations surfaced.

School officials said Dunn had no prior disciplinary actions on his record.

Dunn is behind bars in the Pinellas County Jail under a $70,000 bond.

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