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Cherokee Co. teacher Blake Bearden accused of relationship with student

Cherokee Co. teacher Blake Bearden accused of relationship with student

A Cherokee County high school teacher is facing charges after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.  Detectives say 31-year-old Blake Bearden was arrested on four counts of sexual assault. 

Detectives believe the sexual relationship between Bearden and the student took place off-campus over a three-month period.
 
Bearden is being without bond held in the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center.  The school district has reassigned him to a non-school worksite.

 
 
 
 
 

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