A former Knox County Central High School teacher has been charged with rape after alleged "inappropriate" contact with a student, according to Kentucky State Police.
Troopers with the Harlan KSP post arrested Terry Jones, 37, of the Heidrick community, on Tuesday after a Knox County grand jury issued an indictment.
Jones is charged with third-degree rape, according to a KSP release.
State police said they began an investigation after school officials contacted the Harlan post on March 13 about a teacher having an "inappropriate interaction" with a student.
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