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A teacher is behind bars after officials say he assaulted a student.Cartersville police officials said on Oct.20, officers received reports of a possible sexual assault of a Cartersville High School student by a teacher.[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]Authorities arrested Mark Mathison of Cartersville following a week-long investigation with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.Officials did not specify what evidence led to his arrest.Mathison was charged with improper sexual contact by employees, sexual exploitation of children and obscene telephone contact.He was booked into Bartow County Jail.ADVERTISEMENTAdvertisementTRENDING STORIES:Lewiston shootings: Suspect in Maine shootings who killed 18 found deadHere are the best and worst small cities in Georgia, study showsNorth Georgia restaurant fines parents for ‘poor parenting’According to the Cartersville City Schools website, Mathison was a physical science teacher at CHS before his arrest.Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Criminal Investigative Division of the Cartersville Police Department at 770-387-5690.Channel 2 Action News reached out to Cartersville City Schools for a statement but has not received a response.[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]IN OTHER NEWS:

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