Teacher placed on leave during investigation

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SWEENY, Texas - A high school teacher has been placed on leave while a school district investigates allegations that he had inappropriate "interactions" with students.

Sweeny Independent School District officials said the allegations involved Sweeny High School teacher and coach Eric Shelton and two students.

School district officials have not released details about the "interactions."

School district police investigated the allegations and turned the case over to the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said they don't believe any other students were involved in the matter.

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