Female Christian teacher arrested for having relationships with young boysBy Mason White 9:50 AM October 23, 2013
By: Debbie Gross
(Scroll down for video) A female Christian teacher was arrested and charged with child rape after she allegedly had relationships with young boys, according to police reports in Tennessee.
Dyersburg Police said that they arrested a 37-year-old third-grade teacher at Christ Classical Academy on Tuesday, on three counts of aggravated rape.
Beth Scearce of Halls, was arrested by law enforcement at Christ Classical Academy and booked into county jail on charges those charges.
Scearce is accused of having sex with two males under 18-years-old. One victim filed a complaint with the Lauderdale County Police Department after having sex with Scearce three times.
Christ Classical Academy Principal Janice Young said that Scearce was a third grade teacher and was in her second year of teaching at the school.
“Christ Classical Academy is both surprised and shocked by the recent arrest of an employee of the Academy. According to School Board policy, the employee has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the investigation,” the school said in a statement.
Scearce faces up to 24 years in jail.