JCPS coach, teacher arrested for unlawful transaction with a minor
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Jefferson County Public Schools teacher and coach is facing charges for having inappropriate contact with a minor.
An arrest warrant states Casey Kays, 39, repeatedly called and sent text messages to a 15-year-old. The warrant states the text messages were of a sexual nature.
According to the warrant Kays was warned by JCPS stop making contact with the teen, but refused to do so.
In a statement to WAVE 3 News, Ben Jackey, a JCPS spokesperson said:
"Due to an ongoing District investigation and police investigation, it would be inappropriate to comment at this time. The employee was placed in non-instructional duties before the school year began when the allegations surfaced."
Kays, who worked at The Academy @ Shawnee as a teacher and girls volleyball coach, is charged with unlawful transaction with a minor.
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