Teacher accused of sexual contact with 3 students

A North Carolina math teacher is accused of having sexual contact with multiple students.

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Erin McAuliffe, a 25-year-old math teacher from Rocky Mount, reportedly was fired from her job at Rocky Mount Preparatory School after accusations surfaced that she had sexual contact with three students away from school grounds.

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According to Raleigh's WNCN, McAuliffe was reported to police on May 5 for possible inappropriate relationships with two 17-year-old students and one 16-year-old student.

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She reportedly was fired from her job May 8 and was officially charged with three counts of sexual activity with a student and one count of indecent liberties with a minor by June 8.

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"I was really surprised," Felicia Russel told the station after learning of the allegations. "I thought that women teachers were getting smarter and better."

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McAuliffe had been behind bars at Carteret County Jail but was let out on $20,000 bond. She will have her first day in court on Monday.

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