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Barbour Co. teacher arrested for alleged sexual abuse

37-year-old Marcus Woodham of Brundidge, AL  -- Source: Barbour County Sheriff's Office 37-year-old Marcus Woodham of Brundidge, AL -- Source: Barbour County Sheriff's Office

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BARBOUR COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Barbour County Sheriff's Department tells News Leader 9 they have arrested a teacher for allegedly sexually abusing a student. 

Authorities arrested 37-year-old Marcus Woodham of Brundidge, AL on Monday December 21st for first degree sexual abuse.  He was release on a $5,000 bond.

Investigators say the victim in the case told her parents that, Woodham, Barbour County High School teacher, had been inappropriate with her.

Investigators add they have been in contact with an investigator with the Pike County Sheriff's Office who tells them there were reports of inappropriate conduct with students made against Woodham while he was a teacher in the Troy City School system.

Woodham has currently been placed on administrative leave. 

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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