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Case Against Teacher Accused of Touching Student Dismissed

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn. - The case against a South Side High School teacher arrested on charges of sexual battery by an authority figure has been dismissed.

A judge dismissed the charges against Thomas Berry, 41, after ruling there was not sufficient evidence that Berry had any sexual contact with his students.

Berry was accused by a female student of inappropriately touching her multiple times. Berry is an automotive tech teacher at South Side.

He was suspended without pay after his arrest.