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Lowcountry teacher arrested after assault

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BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

A teacher at H.E. McCracken Middle School has been placed on administrative leave in connection with an assault on a student.

Beaufort County School District spokesman Jim Foster said the teacher is a 12-year veteran. He said the teacher was placed on leave Tuesday and that the district is conducting their own investigation along with Bluffton police.

Bluffton police said the teacher was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the assault.

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