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W.Va. State Police say teacher arrested after student claimed he had sex with her in 2013


MARLINTON, West Virginia — West Virginia State Police say a teacher from Marlinton has been arrested on charges she had sex with a student in 2013.

In a release issued Wednesday, state police say 25-year-old Samantha Bartley was arrested this week on three counts of sexual assault by a guardian. Investigators say a former student of Pocahontas High School came forward to say he had sexual relations with Bartley when he was a student.

State police say the student was a juvenile when he said the sex occurred.

State police say Bartley was arraigned in Pocahontas Magistrate Court.

A telephone message left at a listing for a Samantha Bartley was not immediately returned Wednesday.

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