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Memphis firefighter & Bolton High School teacher arrested

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SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A Memphis firefighter and an assistant baseball coach at Bolton High School have been arrested for aggravated statutory rape of two 17-year-old girls.

According to police, a student at Bolton High School admitted to having sex with her teacher, 31-year-old Michael Lewis.

DOWNLOAD: Michael Lewis Affidavit

According to a Bolton High School athletic website, Lewis is also a coach.

The student says she and Lewis had a consensual sexual relationship, often having sex in his classroom and his house.

Lewis' roommate, 31-year-old Bryan Wilson, a firefighter, is also charged with aggravated statutory rape of another student at Bolton.

The arrest record says a 17-year-old victim spent the night at his house at least ten times, having sex at least five of the visits.

DOWNLOAD: Bryan Wilson Affidavit

Bryan Wilson has been a Memphis Fire Fighter since October 2008.  Once he's released from jail, he will be relieved of duty with pay pending and administrative investigation.

Both were arrested on Thursday.

Aggravated statutory rape carries up to four years in prison and involves a victim at least 13 years old and less than 18, and an offender who is at least 10 years older than the victim. It carries punishment of up to four years in prison.

Statutory rape by an authority figure carries up to six years in prison.

Bond was set at $30,000 for Lewis and at $25,000 for Wilson.

They will be arraigned Monday in General Sessions Criminal Court Division 13.

Statement from Shelby County Schools:

"Michael Lewis, a Bolton High School teacher, has been arrested and is being investigated by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department for having an inappropriate relationship with a student. Michael Lewis is suspended without pay pending the outcome of the investigation. The teacher has been employed by SCS since January 2012 and has taught at Bolton since July 2012."

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