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Tenn. teacher charged with messaging student

Posted: Updated: March 9, 2013 08:17 PM

GREENBACK, Tenn. (AP) - A teacher in eastern Tennessee has been charged with solicitation of aggravated statutory rape and solicitation of sexual exploitation of a minor after police say she sent inappropriate messages to a student over Facebook.

Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong and Loudon County Sheriff Tim Guider say 37-year-old Angela Gaye Masingo of Lenoir City used a male student at another high school to deliver messages to the intended student over the social networking site.

The sheriff's say Masingo, who taught at a school in Greenback, was being held at the Blount County Detention Center on bonds totaling $80,000 pending a hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court at 9 a.m. March 15th.

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