A former Wirt County teacher faced a magistrate Tuesday...accused of an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Bond was set at $60,000 for Lijiah Heiney, accused of having sexual relations with a 16-year old female student at Wirt County High School.
The criminal complaint charges the relationship began at the high school, and continued at the 36-year old Heiney's Elizabeth residence.
He is charged with six counts of sexual abuse by a person of trust.
The Wirt County Sheriff's Department says the alleged acts took place between may 23rd and july fourth.
Heiney resigned his teaching position at the school July 23.