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Tennessee student and teacher are still missing

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Authorities are searching for Elizabeth. Authorities are searching for Elizabeth.
(NBC News) -

A teacher and student are still missing, and there are very few leads as to where they may be.

It has been almost a week since the AMBER Alert was issued for Mary Catherine Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins.

"To be honest with you, I know Mr. Cummins - he is from my hometown. I know his family, they are all good people," said Brent Cooper, Maury County District Attorney General.

Cooper charged Tad Cummins this week for a sexual interaction between him and a student, Elizabeth Thomas, at his school.

"This really seems to be out of character for the Tad Cummins I knew growing up, and I just hope that Tad realizes that the best thing for him to do is to call his family or the sheriff's department," said Cooper.

Cummins was a teacher at Culleoka and was suspended and later fired this week after the AMBER Alert was issued.

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