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Video: High School Teacher Kinsley Wentzky and Student Admit to Having Sexual Relationship

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A high school teacher in Columbia, SC and a student have admitted to having a sexual relationship.

According to WISTV, Kinsley Wentzky, 34, has been charged with sexual battery for having sexual relations with a student 16 or 17 years of age. There was no aggravated force or coercion. 

Investigators say the teacher had sex with the male student at a house in Columbia on a few occasions. 

The two have given sworn statements admitting an "intimate" relationship. The arrest warrant states they engaged in sexual activity on May 1st. 

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Wentzky was served with an arrest warrant on Friday afternoon. 

She taught English at Dreher High School, and her class web page says she is happily married with two children. She has taught at the school for seven years. 

Wentzky has been placed on paid administrative leave and officials have not made any comments on the charges but have notified the Department of Education. 

The Columbia Police Department is continuing to investigate the relationship.