Greene County teacher turns herself in

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LEAKESVILLE, MS (WDAM) -  A Greene County teacher is out on bond after being arrested and booked on a sexual battery charge Wednesday.

Leakesville junior high school science teacher Feneisha Hill turned herself in to authorities after a warrant was signed for her arrest.

Hill was released shortly after her arrest on a $25,000 bond.

Hill is accused of taking two of her seventh grade students to Hattiesburg last weekend to go bowling and out to eat without the consent of their parents.

Hill then allegedly had sex with one of the boys who is 13-years-old. Hill was already charged with a misdemeanor for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, now she faces a felony.

Hill was put on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation.

"I hate it for our county, for the school system and for the families involved; it's just a no win situation for anybody here," said Greene County Sheriff Kevin Fortinberry.

Fortinberry said it happened last weekend when seventh grade science teacher Feneisha Hill allegedly took the two students to Hattiesburg to go bowling and out to eat. After that, Fortinberry said Hill allegedly took the boys to a trailer in the State Line community where she allegedly had sex with one of them.

"This was the last thing that crossed my mind that would happen in little old Leaksville," said Dagenia Meyers, mother of one of the boys.

Meyers said she thought her son was just going to see a movie with a friend that night, but when he came home the story took a turn, a turn she says took the innocence of two young boys.

"I'm hurt," said Meyers. "I feel deceived by this lady because I entrusted my child to the Greene County School System never to think that this would happen."

When the allegations came out, Hill was placed on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation. In the school's yearbook, hill isn't just a teacher, she's also listed as the girl's basketball coach, and according to Fortinberry and Myers, the daughter of a county supervisor.

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