UPDATE: Former Tupelo teacher arrested, charged

Braden Bishop | Photo: Lee County Jail

This is a developing story.

Posted: Nov 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Updated: Nov 9, 2018 4:52 PM

Update 11/09/18 1:20 p.m.

According to the Lee County jail docket, Braden Bishop was released on bond.

See the original post below. 

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Former Tupelo High School teacher Braden Bishop is now in law enforcement custody, accused of having inappropriate relations with a student.

A probable cause hearing was scheduled for Friday morning where Bishop, 36, was present.

He faces two counts of sexual battery and five counts of touching a child for lustful purposes.

His bond was set at $100,000.

The Tupelo Public School District later terminated Bishop’s employment last week.

This is a developing story.

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