Osage Teacher Charged with Statutory Rape

An Osage School teacher is being charged after admitting to having inappropriate contact with students during an interview at the Miller County Sheriff’s Office.

Mark Alan Edwards is being charged with First Degree Statutory Sodomy and a Second Charge of Sexual Contact with a student.

According to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office they were notified about the allegations against Edwards on Wednesday and investigators spoke directly with students involved to collect evidence in the case.