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Update: Shelby County Teacher Arrested On Sex Charges; School District's Statement

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A Chelsea High School teacher faces allegations of having a sexual encounter with a student under the age of 19.

Shelby County Sheriff deputies arrested 36-year-old John Martin Noles Thursday at his Hoover residence. He's charged with one count of School Employee Having Sexual Contact With a Student Under the Age of 19.

Noles was released from the Shelby County Jail on a $6,000 bond Thursday.

The Shelby County School District released the following statement:

"We are aware of these allegations and take them very seriously.  The school district took immediate action when we were made aware of these allegations in early May.  Mr. Noles has been placed on administrative leave while the school district continues to conduct an ongoing investigation into this matter, in cooperation with law enforcement officials."

According to the school's website, Noles teaches social studies.


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