Brian Hamacher

Palm Beach County Middle School Teacher Matthew Webster Accused of Sending Nude Photos of Himself to 14-Year-Old Girl

A Palm Beach County middle school teacher is facing charges after authorities say he sent nude photos of himself to a 14-year-old student.

Matthew Lynn Webster, a teacher at Loggers' Run Middle School in West Boca Raton, was arrested Tuesday on two counts of child cruelty/transmitting info harmful to a child, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office officials said.

Webster, 41, made his first appearance in court Wednesday where he was ordered held on $100,000 bond, WPTV reported. It's unknown if he's hired an attorney.

Authorities said Webster sent the nude photos via smartphone. Principal Fran Giblin said Webster won't be returning to campus and will be reassigned to a position with no contact with students while the allegations against him are investigated.

"At this time we do not have reason to believe that any of our students were affected," Giblin told WPTV.

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