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Hollywood schoolteacher fired amid sex allegations involving student

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida teacher was fired after allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a student.

The Broward County School Board voted to terminate 53-year old Dirk Hilyard from Hollywood Hills High School.

Hilyard, a former teacher and coach, was accused of performing explicit sexual acts with a female student during the 2015-16 school year.

Hilyard maintains his innocence.