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A Tuscaloosa City Schools teacher has been following accusations that he was sexually involved with a student.
Arthur Clark, 31, is charged with being a school employee engaging in a sex act with a student and second-degree rape. He worked at Tuscaloosa City Schools STARS Academy, an alternative school, which the 15-year-old victim had previously attended.
According to charging documents, the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit on Friday, Sept. 16, responded to a report of a sexual that happened at Eastwood Middle School parking lot on Mary Harmon Bryant Drive in Cottondale. The incident happened about 9 p.m.
The alleged sex act – which Clark and the victim told investigators was consensual intercourse – was taking place inside a black pickup truck.
The incident was reported to police by the victim’s mother.
Capt. Jack Kennedy said Clark was arrested on Saturday. He has since been released from the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $30,000 bond.
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