BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) - A Belen Middle School teacher is under investigation in a fundraising scandal.
KRQE News 13 has learned several parents expressed concern about Christina Halstead and how she had been raising money for the band booster club.
One parent says all students were told to bring a blank check to pitch in to buy donuts, but they never saw the donuts or got a receipt.
District officials confirm Halstead suddenly resigned once the investigation was launched and handed over a check for more than $3,000. Officials aren't sure where the money came from, and the investigation continues.
The middle school principal also says there's no such thing as a band booster club.
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