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Cherokee Co. teacher accused of relationship with student

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. -

A Cherokee County high school teacher is facing charges after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.  Detectives say 31-year-old Blake Bearden was arrested on four counts of sexual assault. 

Bearden is a special education teacher at Creekview High School.  Detectives believe the sexual relationship between Bearden and the student took place off-campus over a three-month period.
 
Bearden was released from the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center on bond Thursday.  The school district has reassigned him to a non-school worksite.

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