A high school teacher has been arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with a student.
Rebecca Shea Reeves, 33, a teacher at Southern Nash High School has been charged with two counts of sexual activity with a student.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office said Reeves had an inappropriate relationship with a student in the Nash-Rocky Mount School system beginning last October.
The victim in the case was identified as a male juvenile.
The Nash-Rocky Mount School System’s Central Office was made aware of the incident and began an internal investigation. Their findings were forwarded to the Nash County Sheriff’s Office where probable cause was found and an arrest warrant was obtained for Reeves.
Last Thursday, the Nash County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office in Marshall, NC to locate Reeves, who had recently relocated to the western NC area.
Reeves was taken into custody by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and served with the warrant for her arrest. Reeves received a $40,000 unsecured bond and given a first appearance court date at the Nash County Courthouse in Nashville, NC on Tuesday.