Thomasville Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship with Student

A high school teacher in Thomasville has been arrested, suspected of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

50-year-old Barry DeWayne Williams is charged on count of a school Employee Engaging in a Sex Act or Deviant Sexual Intercourse with a student under the age of 19 years.

Thomasville police say the parents of the 17-year-old victim came forward about the relationship on Wednesday. Williams was arrested the same day after being interview by investigators.

Williams is being held at the Clarke County jail pending a bond hearing before a judge.

Thomasville City Schools confirmed that Williams issued a resignation letter Thursday afternoon. He was a coach and PE teacher at the school.

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