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Former Bay High teacher sentenced for sex with student

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A former Bay High School teacher and band instructor will spend two years in prison for having sex with a former student.

A Jackson County judge on Monday sentenced Steven "Seth" Tadlock. He was set to go to trial this month for a sexual battery charge, but instead pleaded guilty.

Tadlock was arrested in 2009 after he befriending a 17-year-old, female student, then had sex with her at his Ocean Springs home.

Assistant District Attorney Brice Wiggins said once Tadlock is released from prison, he will be on post-release supervision for eight years.

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