Sumner Co. principal suspended amid allegations of relationship with staff member

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Sumner County elementary school principal at the center on an ongoing investigation has been suspended without pay.

According to schools spokesman Jeremy Johnson, Deryl Gentry was suspended while the district investigates allegations he engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a member of his staff from Gene Brown Elementary.

Johnson said it is not a criminal investigation.

Gentry has worked at Gene Brown Elementary since 2014.