Lancaster Junior High Teacher Charged With Sex Offense

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A Lancaster City School District teacher is being held in the Fairfield County Jail on a $50,000 bond charged with having unlawful sexual contact with a minor.

Brian Barr, 26, is a science teacher at Thomas Ewing Junior High.

He is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Paperwork filed with the Fairfield County Municipal Court says the date of the offense was August 31st.

According to information on the school website, Barr graduated from Ohio University Lancaster in November, 2008.

The charge is a third degree felony.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for tomorrow at 2:30pm.