BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. – A middle school gym teacher and high school track coach is accused of having a sexual relationship with an eighth grade student in 2013.Shawnetta Reece, now 40 years old, has been arrested and charged with child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority.
PHOTO | From Shawnetta Reece's now-deleted Twitter page
Reece was a gym teacher at Union County Middle School and a track coach for Union County High School.During their investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Union County Sheriff's Office found that Reece was sexually involved with the 15-year-old student. The student was moving from the eighth to ninth grade at the time of the alleged relationship, the GBI said.
11Alive News discovered a Google cache of Reece's now-deleted Twitter page, showing her interacting with other students in her capacity as a gym teacher and track coach. There is no indication that any of the students pictured on the page were involved in the GBI's investigation.PHOTO | From Shawnetta Reece's now-deleted Twitter page, showing her coaching track students
Once the GBI's investigation is concluded, their case will be provided to the Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.