Former teacher faces new sex-related charges

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IRON COUNTY -- A former Dixie High School teacher awaiting trial on sexual battery charges faces new sex-related charges.

According to the Deseret News, court records show 63-year-old Ronald Sherman faces charges in Iron County for allowing a 7-year-old girl to see him naked. He told investigators it was at the girl's request.

He is charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child and lewdness involving a child.

Sherman already is accused of inappropriately touching students in his Dixie High ceramics class in 2007.

Sherman has resigned from teaching and has pleaded not guilty to the sexual battery charges in Washington County.

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