Madison Co. teacher arrested, accused of having sexual contact with student

Published: Aug. 26, 2015 at 3:54 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 2, 2015 at 3:54 AM EDT
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Brandi Whitaker (Source: Madison Co. Detention Center)
Brandi Whitaker (Source: Madison Co. Detention Center)

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - A 24-year-old Kentucky high school science teacher faces charges after having sexual contact with one of her students.

WLEX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, reports Brandi Whitaker, a biology teacher at Madison Southern in Berea, has been suspended with pay after investigators found she had sexual contact with a 16-year-old student on two occasions.

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Whitaker is charged with first degree sexual abuse, rape and third degree sodomy.

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