TOPEKA, Kan. _ Attorney General Paul Morrison is acknowledging that he had an extramarital affair with a former top staffer.
But Morrison is denying allegations of sexual harassment lodged by Linda Carter. She's the former director of administration in the Johnson County District Attorney's Office.
The Topeka-Capital Journal reported on the affair Sunday.
Morrison was Johnson County district attorney for 18 years before being elected attorney general last year.
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Carter resigned from her job in Johnson County last month, several weeks after filing a civil rights claim with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Carter says the affair began in 2005 and continued after Morrison was sworn in as attorney general.
Information from: The Topeka Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com