Authorities arrest Jordan High teacher

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police say they have arrested a Jordan High teacher accused of having sex with a student.

Thirty-five year-old Claire Richards, a.k.a Marie Richard, has 23 charges pending against her. We're told at least two of the charges are related to sexual misconduct.

She was arrested Friday morning after police confiscated items from her home Thursday.

Her bond is set at $17,500 and she is scheduled to appear in Recorder's Court on Monday.

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