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Parents of married teen suing another school system

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BRUNSWICK COUNTY -- The case of the coach and his child bride has resulted in another lawsuit against another North Carolina school board. Earlier this month Dennis and Betty Hager filed suit against the Brunswick County school system. Now they're taking action against Guilford County Schools. That's where 40-year-old track coach Brent Wuchae used to work. According to the most recent lawsuit, Betty and Dennis Hager say the Guilford County School board was neglegent, saying the board did not report Brent Wuchae's alleged relationships with other female students in Guilford County. The lawsuit also states Guilford County Schools were aware of Wuchae's behavior, and didn't properly report it, or make notations in his personnel file. The Hager's attorney, Robert Tatum, released a statement on behalf of the Hagers' saying, 'It is regrettable that sometimes school systems do not have the backbone to take decisive action to protect students...The county did not take any steps to inform Brunswick County about Mr. Wuchae's conduct and he ended up repeating his transgressions there.' The Hagers' filed a lawsuit earlier this month suing the Brunswick County School Board for not doing enough to stop the relationship, they say, had gone on for years. It was the Hagers' who eventually signed an affidavit in June, allowing their daughter, Windy, to get married. Brent Wuchae resigned from South Brunswick High, the same day he married Windy Hager. It's not clear what proof the Hagers' have that Brent Wuchae had inappropriate relationships with Guilford County students. Newschannel3 contacted the Guilford County Board of Education for comment. A spokesperson said they didn't even know they were being sued.

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