A 25-year-old teacher has been arrested after sending inappropriate text messages to a student, RCMP say. 

RCMP received a report that a female student at Hamiota Collegiate — a high school in the small community, located about 250 kilometres west of Winnipeg — had received inappropriate texts from a male teacher.

Officers met with the victim and based on their investigation arrested the teacher. 

He has been charged with sexual exploitation of a young person and indecent communications. 

RCMP said the investigation is ongoing.

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