FROSTBURG, Md. (AP) — A Frostburg high school teacher is denying an allegation he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old female student.
The Cumberland Times-News reports that 43-year-old Bart Mazer pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Allegany County Circuit Court to the charge of third-degree sex offense. His trial is set for March 5.READ MORE: MVA's Bus Driver Day To Streamline Process For Applicants To Get Commercial License
Mazer also is charged with fourth-degree sex offense involving a 17-year-old female student. He hasn’t entered a plea in that case, which is set for a hearing Dec. 12.
Police say both alleged victims were students at Mountain Ridge High School, where Mazer taught math in the fall of 2013.READ MORE: Ocean City Promises "Zero Tolerance" For Lawbreakers At Unsanctioned H20i Car Event
He is on leave from his job pending the outcome of the cases.
Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-NewsMORE NEWS: New Trial Ordered For Shawn Little Convicted In Mistaken Identity Killing Of Ray Glasgow, 17
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