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Teacher charged with sexual conduct with a student blames discipline retaliation

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A South Carolina teacher speaks out about charges made against her, Fox Carolina reported February 21.

This Examiner article covers the incident that has left a school teacher facing second degree criminal sexual conduct and contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges.

Elizabeth Moss, 31, a music teacher at Chestnut Oaks Middle School in Sumter, was charged this week and turned herself in to the Sumter County Sheriff's Department Wednesday evening.

Attorney Rose Mary Parham, who is representing Moss, released a statement to news media on Thursday stating

"These allegations arose after Beth disciplined some of her students at school. She is innocent of all charges and looks forward to her day in court."

Senior investigator Darlene Dellinger told WLTX News

"Those messages were with her and several of the witnesses and possible victims through Facebook. One of the victims saved the messages from Ms. Moss and let the school access those messages."

The investigation has also uncovered information saying Moss had a sexual encounter at her residence between March and April 2013.

Teaching is a difficult profession these days, where allegations can end a teacher's career, whether they prove true or not. Once a reputation is tarnished, it often proves impossible to restore credibility.

Readers, do you believe Elizabeth Moss is guilty of sexual conduct with her students? Or did a student Moss punished retaliate by ruining her career as a teacher?

Please leave a comment expressing your thoughts.



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