Former Hixson High teacher charged with aggravated statutory rape


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A former Hixson High teacher has been charged with aggravated statutory rape.

Bethany White was arrested this morning.

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She wan an Exercise Science Teacher at Hixson where she has taught since 2009.

White has been suspended without pay since March while the school system investigated accusations against her involving students.

A spokesperson for Hamilton County Schools says she has now resigned.