Melbourne, Fla.

A Brevard County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and lost his job after being accused of having sex with an inmate.

An investigation was initiated on Tuesday against Deputy Barre Taylor. Within one day, the deputy was arrested and fired from the Brevard County Sheriff’s office.

Investigators say that Taylor has sexual contact with the female inmate twice in the last several weeks. Taylor has been working at the Brevard County Jail as a corrections officer for about five years.

Taylor is being charged with sexual misconduct and is in jail being held on $5,000 bond.

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