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Arlington High teacher indicted for sex with students

(WMC-TV) - A teacher at Arlington High School has been indicted for having sex with three underage students.

Shelby County prosecutors say Stacy Hopkins had sex with the students and sent them pictures of herself nude.

Hopkins is charged with three counts of statutory rape by an authority figure and two counts of soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means.

"No matter what, we have to be sure again as a community, as a society that we are doing everything we can to protect our young people even when they think they don't need our protecting," said Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich.

Hopkins was arrested twice in May after her ex-boyfriend accuse her of texting students nude photos of herself.

After her first arrest, a third student came forward saying his sexual relationship with Hopkins began earlier in the year.  He claimed each encounter took place at Hopkins' Cordova home.

The 28-year-old teacher could face more than 50 years in jail if convicted on all charges.

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