Dayton teacher charged with sexual battery and child rape

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – A school teacher in Rhea County faces charges of aggravated sexual battery and child rape.

The case goes back several years with the alleged victim only going public with the accusations recently.

Michael Arnold was indicted and arrested last week.

He has been a math teacher in the Dayton City Schools for 18 years.

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