A former fifth-grade teacher from Tennessee is reportedly facing 19 separate criminal complaints after she allegedly posted inappropriate videos of her students on TikTok.

The suspect was identified as Taylor Cruze who was initially arrested in August. However, it was only last week when the former teacher returned on an indictment before a grand jury in Smyrna.

It was confirmed by People.com through a court official that Cruze is facing five counts of exploitation of a minor under 13 by electronic means, five counts of exploitation of a minor by electronic means, and five counts of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.

Further, she was also charged with three counts of solicitation of a minor – rape of a child, as well as one count of sexual battery by an authority figure.

Cruze is set to appear before a plea hearing on Sept. 28. She is currently out on a $100,000 bail.

It was also added in a report by WSMV that Cruze engaged in inappropriate explicit communication and sexual contact with some students. The ages of the young victims were not revealed as of this writing. There was also no mention of the substance of the alleged videos.

Sources said that the teacher allegedly posted the videos to Tik Tok of the students.

It was in May when Cruze resigned as a fifth-grade teacher from the John Coleman Elementary School in Smyrna. This was after she found out that she was the subject of a criminal investigation.

According to Rutherford County Schools, Cruze was suspended without pay at the end of the 2021-2022 school year following an investigation by local law enforcement.

In related news, a former teacher from Cumbria was jailed for reportedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old student.

Mark Craster-Chambers was allegedly one of three men who abused a girl in unconnected incidents 20 years ago. The 56-year-old worked at John Ruskin School, in Coniston, Cumbria, was convicted in March last year, BBC.com reported.

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