HANOVER TWP. — Edward M. Evans, a social studies teacher at Hanover Area Junior/Senior High School accused of having sexual relations with a student, will proceed to a formal arraignment.
The ruling was made by Magisterial District Judge Joseph A. Halesey after a preliminary hearing on Wednesday morning. The formal arraignment will be on April 4 at 9 a.m. at the Luzerne County Courthouse.
Evans, 33, of Main Road, Hanover Township, faces two counts of institutional sexual assault after he allegedly performed a lewd sex act on a student.