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Teacher allegedly threatened to fail student who wanted to end their sexual relationship

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CONNECTICUT – A Connecticut high school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her students.

Police arrested 32-year-old Danielle Watkins on Thursday.

She is charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault.

Police say she exchanged thousands of text messages with the alleged victim.

Investigators say Watkins also provided marijuana to the alleged victim and another student.

The alleged victim is 18-years-old.

Police say the young man claims Watkins assaulted him when he tried to end the relationship.

According to WPIX, Watkins threatened to fail the alleged victim when he tried to break things off.