Ex priest who got a girl, 16, pregnant after two years of sex trysts will NOT ...

Former priest, 59, who got a girl, 16, pregnant after two years of sex trysts will NOT lose his $85K-a-year job as a New Jersey TEACHER despite him 'recently perving on students saying one had "pretty green eyes"' Joseph DeShan, 59, left the priesthood in 1994 after the sexual relationship Cinnaminson officials first learned of his relationship with the teenager in 2002 He was placed on administrative suspension for three weeks before returning Arbitrator said he cannot lose his job over an incident known about for 17 years 'It was a consensual relationship that didn’t work out', DeShan said in 2002  He currently earns $85,000 teaching reading to sixth-graders, reports say And he will stay in his role at Cinnaminson Middle School despite concerns DeShan was accused of 'conduct unbecoming of a staff member' after making a student feel 'uncomfortable' and using a 'weird voice', report says 

By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:20 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 22:44 BST, 3 May 2019


A New Jersey middle school teacher who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl who fell pregnant at 16 while he was a Catholic priest will be allowed to keep his current job, a state arbitrator has said. 

Former Rev. Joseph DeShan, 59, left the priesthood in 1994 after a sexual relationship with the teenager which resulted in their baby. He is said to currently earn more than $85,000 annually teaching reading to sixth-graders.

Now DeShan, a 22-year employee of the Cinnaminson School District, will stay in his role at Cinnaminson Middle School despite complaints from parents of students there, according to documents. He had also told a female student she had 'pretty green eyes', according to the ruling.

He was accused of 'conduct unbecoming of a staff member' and there were complaints children felt unsafe being taught by a 'rapist' and a 'pedophile'.

DeShan served as a Roman Catholic priest in Bridgeport, Connecticut, when he got the girl pregnant but was not prosecuted there. 

The ruling states: 'The student reported that the comment made her feel “uncomfortable.” The student further noted that DeShan made the comment in a “weird voice.”' 

The seven-page document also noted that Cinnaminson officials first learned of the veteran teacher's

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