A foster care employee in Marion was arrested and charged after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a minor for almost a month, authorities said Monday.

Detective Billie Brown of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Tiffany Lynn Forscutt, 32, address listed as North McDowell Avenue in Marion, with statutory rape/statutory sex offense and sex act by a governmental or private institutional employee.

According to an incident report, Forscutt was employed by Clear Sky Behavioral, a local therapeutic leadership academy for boys. It is alleged that she had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 14-year-old male that lasted for approximately a month earlier this year.

Forscutt’s bond was set at $250,000.

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