County & State: Cherokee County, Georgia
Name of Teacher / Perpetrator: Adam Blake Bearden
Age of Teacher: 32
Month/Year of Arrest: November 2012
Month/Year of Sentencing: December 2013
News Source: Canton-Sixes Patch
Adam Blake Bearden, 32, a former teacher at Creekview High School in Canton Georgia, pleaded guilty to cruelty to children and will spend six months in jail, and a 10-year probation “under sex offender conditions.” Bearden reportedly had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Prior to beginning employment at Creekview High School in 2010, Bearden was a biology instructor at Georgia College and State University from 2003-2004. His position at Creekview High School was terminated in December 2012.