Lake County teacher accused of touching students inappropriately during singing lessons

A Lake County high school teacher has been arrested for inappropriatedly touching students, police say.

Jason Misner, 37,  is a math and musical theater teacher at East Ridge High School.  Misner had been under investigation since May 1 after former students complained to the Lake County School District. 

Lt. John Herrell said that some witnesses claimed to have seen Misner grabbing the buttocks of students and that  "Misner would engage in sexually explicit conversations with students. And one female who was interviewed claimed that he had offered to buy her underwear and give her a massage." 

Authorities said that Misner admitted to touching one of the victims underneath her clothing during vocal lessons.

Misner is facing battery charges. He  has bonded out of jail.