Board votes to end teacher's contract

MISHAWAKA, Ind. -- The elementary school teacher accused of sending inappropriate texts to a former student is now out of a job.

The Penn-Harris-Madison School Board unanimously voted to end Eric West's contract with the school system.

West taught the fifth grade at Walt Disney Elementary.

Police charged West with sending sexually charged texts to a 12-year-old girl and former student. His next hearing is Nov. 28.


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