(WHDH) — A high school secretary is facing charges after investigators say she had sexual contact with a student.

Martha Pope, 43, of Elba, Alabama, was booked into the Coffee County Jail on Tuesday morning on a charge of a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19, records indicate.

Pope, who works as a secretary at Elba High School, has since been placed on administrative leave, WTVY-TV reported.

There were no additional details immediately available.

Pope has since posted $5,000 bond.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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