JACKSONVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- A Jacksonville High School teacher has been arrested and accused of having sex with a student. The arrest happened around 9:30 a.m. at the school.
The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says Christopher D. Howard, 33, who is the band teacher at the school, is charged with three counts of sexual activity with a student by a teacher and four counts of indecent liberties with a student
The Sheriff's Office say its investigation began on the afternoon of May 23 when a deputy found Howard and the student together in a parked vehicle in Burton Park. A detective's investigation found the relationship with the student, who is now 17, may have started back in 2007 after a band concert.