EDMOND, Okla. - A teacher at Deer Creek High School was arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from a minor.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics arrested 44-year-old Jeramy Gregston, of Edmond, on Friday.
Gregston is a computer teacher and Assistant Boys Basketball Coach at Deer Creek High School.
OBN officials say he was arrested for soliciting a minor for sex and for the use of a computer to commit a felony.
Assistant Superintendent Lenis DeRieux issued the following statement Friday evening:
"The Deer Creek School District is deeply disturbed by specific allegations regarding a Deer Creek High School Teacher. While we cannot comment on the specifics of this case, I can assure you that the District’s top priority is to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for all students. Deer Creek maintains an unwavering expectation that every employee conduct him or herself in a manner that honors education and protects children.
Deer Creek was just made aware of the allegations and has begun an investigation. Obviously, this is a serious situation, and the District is cooperating fully with law enforcement."