Former 'Teacher of the Year' arrested on sexual assault charges

high school teacher in Cobb County was arrested Friday on sexual assault charges.

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According to police, 48-year-old Spencer Herron was arrested at his home just before 4 p.m.

Herron is charged with three counts of sexual assault by a teacher. His bail is set at $55,000.

Channel 2's Matt Johnson has learned Herron was the "Teacher of the Year" at Kell High School in 2016-17.

"The district is aware of the allegations and has been cooperating fully with the police investigation," the district said in a statement.
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