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Former Teacher Facing Another Count Of Rape

LAKE CHARLES (KPLC)- A former Lake Charles teacher is facing another count of rape.

Deidra Smith, a former Lake Charles Charter Academy educator, is accused of raping a 10-year-old.

She was previously arrested in Calcasieu on 10 counts of first-degree rape. The new count is out of Beauregard Parish.

Beauregard authorities say that Smith crossed parish lines with the same victim in April of this year.