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New Jersey high school teacher arrested after alleged sexual contact with student

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Marc-Andrew Marucci was arrested after he allegedly had sexual relations with a student.

Marc-Andrew Marucci was arrested after he allegedly had sexual relations with a student.

PATERSON, New Jersey (PIX11) — A New Jersey teacher was arrested after he allegedly had sexual relations with a 17-year-old student.

Marc-Andrew Marucci, 44, allegedly engaged in sexual contact and made sexually suggestive comments to a 17-year-old student at Clifton High School.

He was arrested Wednesday after an investigation¬†into the October 2014 incident was conducted by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Department of Children Families Institutional Abuse.

Marucci was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, second degree official misconduct and fourth degree criminal sexual contact for engaging in an act of sexual contact.