A former Jasper teacher is being investigated for having an improper relationship with a student.

Jasper Independent School District interim superintendent Bobby Baker has confirmed that a former employee is under investigation following allegations of having an improper relationship between a student and an educator.

The accused teacher has since resigned Baker said.

All information regarding the case has been turned over to law enforcement and no names have been released.

"It's our responsibility is to report anything involving a child," Baker said.