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OLEAN – A former teacher for the Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District was indicted Thursday by a Cattaraugus County grand jury on 17 counts of third-degree rape, as well as charges of disseminating indecent material to a minor and child endangerment.

Timothy Retchless, 40, a Cattaraugus County resident, was arrested last August in the parking lot of the St. Bonaventure Cemetery and charged with raping a 16-year-old girl there. The grand jury also charged him with sending the girl indecent material, prosecutors said.