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Greenville man charged with statutory rape

Posted November 11, 2010 9:42 a.m. EST

— A 20-year-old Greenville man is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl at a high school.

Chad Cortez Barrett, of 1924 B Norcott Circle, faces one charge of statutory rape.

Police said that the incident occurred on the campus of J.H. Rose High School during after-school hours on Oct. 12. They said the sexual contact was nonviolent and consensual.

Barrett turned himself into police and was being held under a $100,000 bond.