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Teacher charged with sex abuse of student

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MELCHER-DALLAS (KWWL) -- A 40-year-old teacher has been accused of sexually abusing a student at Melcher-Dallas High School in Marion Co.  Court records say the incident occurred in a classroom Nov. 11 while the girl was working on an extra-credit project.  Records say David Bennett was charged with 2nd-degree sexual abuse after his DNA matched samples taken from the girl.  Bennett is on administrative leave.  He's been with the district for four years.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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