The 37-year-old Napa High School on suspicion of sex crimes with a 16-year-old student has posted bail and has been released from the Napa County jail, according to a report by Bay City News Service.
Patrick Sweeney, superintendent of the , issued a statement Tuesday that reads,
A Mathematics teacher was arrested by the Napa Police Department yesterday for an inappropriate relationship with a female student.
Sean Belhumeur began teaching in the Napa Unified School District on August 17, 2006. Mr. Belhumeur has been placed on administrative leave. He was hired as a full time Mathematics Teacher assigned to Napa High School.
We feel a deep sense of sadness regarding the impact of these circumstances on the student. Counseling has been offered to the student. School and district staff will continue to work cooperatively with law enforcement to ensure that all laws and procedures are properly followed.
We remain committed to providing an inspiring and safe educational setting for our students.
Belhumeur is scheduled for arraignment Sept. 18 in Napa County Superior Court, according to Bay City News.