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South Carolina math teacher Carole Ann Hope accused of having sex with 14-year-old student

Carole Ann Hope Darlington County Detention Center

SC teacher accused of having sex with student
Carole Ann Hope
Darlington County Detention Center

(CBS/WLTX/AP) DARLINGTON, S.C. - Police have arrested 36-year-old South Carolina teacher Carole Ann Hope, after she allegedly had sex with a former middle school student.

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The Darlington County Detention Center says deputies arrested Hope on charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor and lewd act on a minor.

Arrest warrants from the State Law Enforcement Division accuse Hope of having sex with the 14-year-old boy at her Hartsville home and at a hotel in Horry County between March 1 and Oct. 31.

One of the warrants says Hope met the teen while teaching seventh-grade math at New Heights Middle School in Jefferson.

According to CBS affiliate WLTX, Chesterfield County School District Spokesman Ken Buck says Hope has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation.

  • Crimesider Staff

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