Substitute Teacher Charged With Having Sex With Student

A substitute teacher has been jailed, accused of having sex with a female student.

LaRonte Bryant is charged with one felony count of sex offense with a student by a teacher. New Bern police say the 26-year-old Bryant was working as a substitute at New Bern High School.

Police say the incidents happened in December 2011, and there is no indication that any sexual activity occurred at the school.

Bryant was arrested Thursday night and jailed on a $2,500 secured bond. He has a court appearance scheduled for today.