Derrick Nesby
Derrick Nesby (Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office via USA Today)

A former Louisiana high school teacher and track coach is accused of having sex with one of his student athletes and knowingly exposing him to HIV.

Derrick Nesby, 37, was arrested by Terreboone Parish sheriff’s deputies last week and charged with felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile and felony intentional exposure to the AIDS virus, reports USA Today.

Nesby worked at H.L. Bourgeois High School where the 16-year-old boy attended.

According to authorities, a school resource officer was the first to receive complaints about Nesby involved with the student, and the inappropriate contact is believed to have happened during the past school year.

Nesby was only employed by the school for a year.

The former teacher denied allegations by police but was arrested at the school May 28. He was originally held on $500,000 bond, but it was recently increased by a judge to $1,000,000 on Friday.

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