Michelle Smith White is a former high school dance teacher in Durham, North Carolina who has been arrested and charged for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student.

Michelle Smith White

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The 37-year-old Michelle Smith White (mugshot photo above; more photos below) was a dance teacher at Jordan High School in Durham, North Carolina. She resigned from her job in April during the course of the investigation.

According to WNCN, quoting official sources, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office were notified of the alleged improper relationship by the alleged victim’s parents.

After conducting an investigation, the Sheriff’s Office spokesman is quoted as saying that it had been determined that “at the very minimum — a friendship developed in 2012″ and that “between when it started and now, it evolved into a romantic relationship.”

The Durham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michelle Smith White and she was booked into Durham County Jail. She was charged with taking indecent liberties and engaging in a sex offense with a student. Upon posting bond, she was released.

The report goes on to note that the investigation is ongoing and that investigators found evidence at White’s house which may lead to additional charges.

No additional details on Michelle Smith White’s bio and professional background were reported other than that she had been employed at Jordan High School since 1997 until her resignation and that she is a married mother.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

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