Police: Teacher took nude pics of kids

December 16, 2008 9:00:00 PM PST
A high school teacher and swim coach is accused of paying two students to pose naked for photos.Michael Randolph Tye Jr., 39, was arrested when one of the two male Independence High School students told authorities.

Police say they searched Tye's digital camera and found the pictures.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools say Tye worked at an alternative school for eight years before moving to Independence High for the past six years. He's been suspended without pay.