Embattled Bethel High School Athletic Director Jayme McGovern has resigned from the local school district.
McGovern, 30, submitted her resignation letter to Superintendent Kevin Smith at 4 p.m. Thursday, according to the Danbury News Times. Smith called it an unfortunate situation but would not comment further, the newspaper reports.
McGovern had been on paid administrative leave since Monday, three days after she was arrested in a Rocky Hill hotel where the school district had sent her to attend the Connecticut Assosication of Athletic Directors Conference.
She and New Milford Athletic Director Lance Pliego were charged with breach of peace following an incident at the Sheraton Hartford South at 1:47 a.m. on Friday, March 22, police said. Rocky Hill police called it a domestic incident and offered no further details, according to a report on Bethel Patch.
Smith said the Bethel school district was in the process of conducting an investigation; he said he wanted to make sure the high school's spring sports were not affected.