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TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) -

The rape case of a former Sheffield middle school teacher is now in the hands of a jury. 

Trial began Monday with jury selection.

Colbert County Investigators said they caught Amanda Watkins and a former student in a car behind Covenant Christian School in Muscle Shoals in December of 2009.

Watkins was fired from her position as a teacher.

The jury heard closing arguments then moved to deliberations Thursday afternoon. 


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