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Paris Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship

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PARIS, TX -- Allegations of a sexual relationship with a student landed a Paris teacher in jail.  

40 year-old Bethea Merritt was arrested last Friday on a warrant handed down by a Lamar County grand jury.      

She's charged with having an "improper relationship between an educator and a student."  

The charges stem from an incident that happened on June 3rd where police say Merrit showed up at the students house intoxicated.      

Allegations were brought before the Paris school board and they called police.      

Merritt was booked into the Lamar County Jail and posted a $15,000 dollar bond.