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Preliminary hearing to be held for former teacher

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SHENANGO TOWNSHIP, PA. - A preliminary hearing for a former West Middlesex teacher will be on Thursday morning at 9 a.m.

According to Southwestern Regional Police, Robert Palko Jr. asked for and received a nude photo of a girl under 18-years-old and exchanged Twitter messages of a sexual nature with the girl.

Palko is also charged with criminal use of communications, unlawful contact with a minor, computer depictions of a child in a sex act and corruption of a minor.

Palko resigned his West Middlesex teaching job in January. Palko is also a former Shenango Township Supervisor.

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