Bay District Employee, Tutor, Charged with Having Sex with Student

Published 10/26 2016 12:57PM

Updated 10/26 2016 01:00PM

A Panama City man who worked in the Bay District school system at various schools and as a tutor had sex with an underage student, according to the Bay County Sheriff's Office. 

During the 2015-2016 school year Matthew Hale met the victim and once the school year ended continued to meet with the victim, officials wrote in a news release. Over the summer, according to the victim, the relationship became inappropriate and they had sexual relations.

 Hale, 29, was arrested and charged with lewd and lascivious battery.

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