LINCOLN - A Nebraska Department of Correctional Services supervisor has been arrested for unauthorized communication with a prisoner and sexual abuse of an inmate.

In a news release from the NDCS, officials say 41-year-old Bridget Matson was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol Tuesday.

Officials say Matson had been employed by the NDCS since 2011.

She started as a chemical dependency treatment specialist at the Work Ethic Camp, before being promoted to supervisor in 2017.

Matson has resigned from her position and was booked into the Red Willow County Jail.