Teacher allegedly sends obscene photos to students

Teacher allegedly sends obscene photos to students

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Teacher allegedly sends obscene photos to students

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 17 at 6:00 AM

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. -- A teacher has turned herself into the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office for multiple charges of sex crimes.

Detectives began looking into the case after administrators at Burns Middle School found an inappropriate video on a student’s phone. He told the school that his teacher, Caron Elizabeth Blanton, sent it to him.
 
The sheriff’s office opened up an investigation and say the teacher sent inappropriate videos and obscene photos of herself to two students.
 
Blanton is charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a child under age 16 and six counts of disseminating obscene material to a minor.
 
She was given a $150,000 secured bond.

Blanton was due in court Wednesday morning.
 
Teachers sent home a letter with students on Tuesday regarding the incident. Read it here.
 

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