Upstate teacher arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes

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A Greenwood County teacher has been arrested and charged with multiple child sex crimes. 49 year old, Michael David Byrd, Jr a teacher at Edgewood Middle School in Greenwood School District 52, was arrested Monday.

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He is on charged with 3rd degree criminal sexual conduct and four counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. He is being held in the Greenwood County Detention Center. District officials say, Byrd has been placed on administrative leave pending further investigation.

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