Two Pennsylvania teachers — from the same district — accused of having sex with students

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Source: MEGA; Chester County District Attorney's Office

Jul. 11 2021, Published 9:08 a.m. ET

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Two teachers from the same school district are being accused of having sex with students, some as young as in the first grade, officials said.

One of the suspects is currently a pastor at a church as well.

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Randy Boston, 63, of Shickshinny, Pennsylvania, was arrested after the West Goshen Township Police Department investigated a report of sexual assault involving a minor that was a decade old.

The incident reportedly involved a first-grade student at West Chester Christian School, in which the victim was sexually assaulted while Boston was a teacher at the school in 2008. 

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Police spoke to a 21-year old victim who claimed they were sexually abused by a teacher when in first grade, according to the Chester County District Attorney's Office.

The victim told authorities they were abused as many as three times during the 2007-2008 school year, and recalled one incident in the gym before school started in the morning when he stuck his tongue out at another student.

Boston, who was monitoring the students, reportedly saw the encounter and ordered the victim to follow him to the gym’s basement, according to prosecutors. Boston reportedly took the victim to a room, where he shut the door and told the child to remove his belt and pull his pants down.

The defendant performed oral sex on the victim before telling the victim to perform oral sex on him, prosecutors said.

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Boston was arrested this week charged with sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, involuntary deviant sexual intercourse and corruption of a minor. According to media reports, Boston was a teacher at West Chester Christian School from 1979 to 2008 and is currently a pastor at the Bible Baptist Church.

The arrest was the second in less than a week for the area. Seth Reich, 40, of Downingtown, was charged with institutional sexual Assault, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor involving a student at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School Center for Performing and Fine Arts.

Authorities said the 19-year-old victim reported she was in a sexual relationship with Reich, her acting teacher, when she was 17 years old, according to prosecutors.

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She and Reich allegedly exchanged phone numbers in March 2019, texted, frequently ate lunch together and he gave her private acting lessons. In May 2019, Reich allegedly asked the victim to come to his office for private acting lessons. When she did, Reich reportedly kissed her and had sex, according to officials.

Reich is said to have pulled the victim out of class numerous times until the victim graduated. However, the sexual relationship continued for years and with more than 100 encounters, according to prosecutors.

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