The search is on for student who ran away with her high school teacher

15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas posted a Beauty and the Beast meme that read, "Every beauty needs her beast to protect her from everything but him," on Instagram before she joined her 50-year-old Tennessee high school teacher, Tad Cummins. 

Cummins posted on Instagram the same day, "It's a beautiful day to start."

The search for the pair is currently on-going. 

Elizabeth Thomas' brother, James, spoke out: