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Teacher in Md. charged with sex abuse of minor

Thursday - 10/3/2013, 6:10pm  ET

KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) -- Montgomery County Police have arrested a high school teacher they say discussed sex acts with a female student in person and by email.

Fifty-year-old Richard Brian Shemer of Potomac was arrested Wednesday. He has been charged with one count of sex abuse of minor and is being held on $250,000 bond.

Officers say Shemer, at teacher at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington, and a student there had conversations about sex in Shemer's classroom and continued the conversation by email.

Police say the students' parents discovered the emails and contacted authorities.


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