Former Miss Kentucky charged with sexting student

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CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A middle school teacher, who is also a former Miss Kentucky, has been arrested.

Ramsey Carpenter Bearse is accused of sexting a former student.

She will be arraigned Friday afternoon in Kanawha County.

Investigators say Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes.

The school district, Kanawha County Schools, released this statement to WSAZ, "Mrs. Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School. We cannot comment on personnel matters, but we will follow all applicable policies and procedures. The safety and security of our students is our top priority."

We are working to confirm her exact charges.

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