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Mountain View Teacher Charged for Sex with Student

KINGSLEY — A teacher in Susquehanna County is facing sex charges for improper contact with a student. Megan Clough, 29, of Susquehanna was arraigned Frida...
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KINGSLEY -- A teacher in Susquehanna County is facing sex charges for improper contact with a student.

Megan Clough, 29, of Susquehanna was arraigned Friday on one count of institutional sexual assault. Investigators said Clough, a teacher at Mountain View High School, had sex with a male student.

Clough is also accused of sending nude pictures to that male student through the popular app "Snapchat."

Those pictures would end up in the hands of at least one other student, and in front of the eyes of many more throughout the school.

Institutional sexual assault is a kind of charge is usually filed when the victim is 18 or older but still a student.

In an interview with state police, Clough admitted to having sex with a student once, saying, "I guess I had feelings for [him.]"

"If you're going to have a job - at least be professional about it," said Jake Krupovich, an upcoming senior at the school. " [Be] as professional as you can be and have some respect."

"Teachers shouldn't be messing around with kids or nothing like that," added Chase McLaud, a 2009 graduate of Mountain View High School. "If they do, kids are going to talk so you're better off just keeping on your own. Outside of school, that's your private life and students shouldn't be in your life outside of school."

Adults in the area we spoke with told us there's a delicate balance in maintaining a cordial relationship between a student and a teacher. But more often than not, it's the teacher's responsibility to not cross that line.

"That whole relationship requires specific boundaries and trying to keep those boundaries is where it can get kind of difficult," said Trena Hedges.

Clough is free on bail. Newswatch16 reached out to Clough, but was told through family members that she had nothing to say.