School employee arrested for engaging in sex act with student

PHENIX CITY, Ala. – An employee with the Phenix City Board of Education has been arrested.

Wednesday, the Phenix City Police Department arrested 37-year-old Jeannie Shiver.

Shiver was charged with engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19.

News 3 reached out to the Phenix City Board of Education. Superintendent Randy Wilkes responded with a statement that reads,

“We are aware of the recent allegations regarding an employee of the Phenix City Board of Education. We take such allegations very seriously. When we were first made aware of these allegations, we immediately took action in compliance with our obligations under the laws of the State of Alabama. We have fully cooperated with local law enforcement in regards to this matter and we intend to continue to fully cooperate with them. This type of behavior is totally unacceptable and will not be tolerated by the Phenix City Board of Education.”

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