James Thomas said the allegations of the teacher's kissing his sister had left him in disbelief.
In a February 6 letter to the school system, an attorney for Thomas' father said the incident wasn't revealed to her parent until a week after the kiss when a sheriff's detective contacted him about an investigation. The report noted that a kiss "could not be confirmed".
Jason Whatley represents Thomas' family.
Cummins" wife appealed directly to him, telling him: "Tad this is not you.
However, Teacher 1 said she never witnessed anything inappropriate, and Cummins' door was always open when students were in his classroom, according to the report.
On social media, Cummins calls himself a Jesus freak, a husband, father, grandfather and teacher at the Culleoka Unit School in Maury County.
One way Cummins may have done this is by telling the girl elaborate stories about himself, according to Elizabeth's father, who told ABC News that he bragged about being a millionaire and a Central Intelligence Agency operative that traveled on secret missions.
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a statewide Amber Alert the following day. "No matter how far you've gone, or what's happening right now, God's grace is sufficient for you, and he wants you to come home", Jill Cummins said. Cummins also is being charged with kidnapping.
He is wanted on charges of sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. "Just let us know you're OK". "We're now at a week since either of them has been seen, so we're doing everything we can to find them".
The Bureau of Investigation said Saturday it has received about 250 tips from 24 states, which it called a low number.
"I believe both of them thought they could off and start a new life together", he said it's worked for a week. "They're probably out of the view of the general public". "They literally could be anywhere". He is believe to be armed with two handguns and driving a silver Nissan Rogue with Tennessee tag 976-ZPT. They're trying to evaluate how much cash he may have.
She was dressed in a plaid shirt and dark leggings with her blonde hair scraped back in to a ponytail.
Thomas has hazel eyes, stands five feet tall and weighs 120 pounds. The last person to have talked with the girl before her disappearance was her friend who dropped her off at the restaurant.
Cummins was seen after 8 a.m. that day on surveillance camera at a local gas station adjacent to the Shoney's. The bureau placed Cummins in Decatur, Alabama later that day.
DeVine urges anyone who believes they spot Cummins or Thomas to not approach them and instead keep an eye on them while calling 911.