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Former teacher accused of having sex with student

SEALE, Ala. -- A former high school teacher has been arrested on charges of having inappropriate sexual behavior with a student.

AL.com reports that former Russell County High School teacher 26-year-old Jeremy Brock Bumgardner was arrested Friday. The Russell County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that Bumgardner is charged with school employee engaging in a sex act with a student and transmitting obscene material to a child.

The sheriff's office says the alleged offense took place in 2016, when Bumgardner was a history teacher and coach.

The school district has refused to comment on the case, CBS affiliate WKRG in Mobile reports.

It's unclear if Bumgardner has an attorney.

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