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A couple are accused of giving a 4-year-old child a drink with methamphetamine in it in Bartow County, authorities said.

Ashley Lee Sexton, 27, of Kingston, and Joshua Lamar Teems, 29, of Kingston, were arrested Monday on criminal negligence charges,  the Rome News-Tribune reported.

The two are accused of causing the child mental and physical pain when they gave the child the meth-laced drink, the newspaper reported.

Sexton and Teems face felony charges of second-degree child cruelty, and Teems faces an additional charge of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, according to Floyd County Jail records. They both remain in jail without bond as of 10:45 p.m. Monday.

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