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Eufaula Teacher Faces Sex Charges

EUFAULA, AL (WXTX) - 5th grade teacher, Carrie Perkins is charged with four counts of rape and four counts of sodomy involving a 15-year-old student. Perkins is 29 years old.

She was arrested by Eufaula police on Monday, released on bond and re-arrested Friday on more charges.

Perkins taught at Parkview Christian School.

The victim first went to his parents and then told police he's had sexual intercourse and oral sex with Perkins about four or five times over the course of the last 5 months.  

The principal for the school, Sid Dowling for the school is stunned saying, "nobody had any idea or anything like this was going on. It was a shock! It was emotional..I mean it was a shock."

Some of the alleged incidents happened on school property.  

The school is taking action is trying to prevent things like this from ever happening again. New locks have been installed on every door and old cameras have been upgraded to digital cameras with clear pictures.

Dowling says, "I want parents to know they can feel safe when their kids are here during the day, they will be taken care of. As far as we know none of this happened during school hours."

Eufaula police say only one child has come forward in their jurisdiction with the allegations.

Fox 54 is told Perkins is under investigation in the same kind of case in Dothan, Alabama but authorities won't say more than that.

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