On Tuesday, police received information about the relationship and began investigating Lang, who formerly was employed as the band director at O'Fallon High School.
Police searched Lang's home Wednesday and found information that confirmed Lang had repeatedly engaged in a sexual relationship with the student.
"The investigation has shown that Lang had sex with the student on more than one occasion at school during normal school hours and at locations away from school," Wells said.
David W. Drillinger was dismissed as band director at the high school in 2007 after he was charged with two misdemeanor counts of "physical contact of an insulting nature" with two female students. He was accused of placing his hand on and rubbing the back and side of a female and by placing his hand on another girl's hand. He pleaded guilty to one count of battery and received two years of court supervision and a $750 fine.
Matthew A. Banks, the assistant band director at Alton High School, was suspended for several months in 2007 following allegations that he acted inappropriately with a female student. Banks had been charged with one misdemeanor count accusing him of placing his chest on the chest and buttocks of a female student that was later dropped for lack of evidence
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