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Nazareth teacher Shawn Salevsky pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

Published On: Nov 01 2013 11:55:40 AM EDT   Updated On: Nov 01 2013 07:21:53 PM EDT

Nazareth teacher pleads guilty to sexually abusing student


A Northampton County teacher accused of sexually abusing a student at school has admitted to the crime.

Nazareth Middle School drama teacher Shawn Salevsky pleaded guilty Friday in Northampton County court to charges of statutory sexual assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors.

According to police, 39-year-old Salevsky of Macungie, Lehigh Co., inappropriately touched a student several times over more than two years.


Investigators said the incidents happened at the school between January of 2011 and March of 2013.

Salevsky will be evaluated to determine if he's a sexually violent predator prior to sentencing.