North Alabama teacher allegedly caught in sexual act with 9th grader

SHEFFIELD, AL (WBRC) - A north Alabama teacher is off the job after authorities say she was caught with a 9th grader.

Amanda Watkins was arrested Saturday night outside Covenant Christian School in Sheffield.

Police were responding to an alarm call when they say Watkins was found engaged in a sexual act with a teenager.

Watkins worked at the school for six years, and taught eighth grade English. She's charged with second degree rape and sodomy