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MONROE, N.C. -- A Union County teacher has resigned after being accused of having sex with a student.

Sheriff's deputies arrested 27-year-old Melissa Bitz Tuesday night. She is charged with a sexual act by a custodian.

Police say Bitz had a relationship with an 18-year-old student at Parkwood High School in Monroe.

Bitz was a first-year Spanish teacher there.

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