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Nash teacher faces student sex charges

Posted October 31, 2017 11:12 a.m. EDT
Updated October 31, 2017 4:19 p.m. EDT

Joshua Thomas Sessoms

— A teacher at Southern Nash High School was charged Monday with having sex with a student.

Joshua Thomas Sessoms, 24, of 2717 Western Blvd. in Raleigh, was charged with statutory rape of a child, statutory sex offense with a child, indecent liberties with a student and sex act with a student. He was being held in the Wake County jail under a $1.5 million bond.

According to warrants, Sessoms had sex with a Southern Nash High student on Oct. 6.

Sessoms is a former North Carolina State University football player.