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Bachelor in Paradise to resume after studio finds 'no evidence of sexual misconduct'.

Just a week after filming of the popular U.S. spin-off series of The Bachelor was dramatically halted, the cameras are set to roll once again.

Last week, the fourth season of Bachelor in Paradise came to abrupt stop amid allegations of sexual misconduct between two contestants.

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DeMario Jackson and Corinne Olympios were named in the allegations last week. Image via Twitter.

Reports suggested a female contestant may have been too intoxicated to consent to a sexual encounter with a male contestant. It was also alleged the incident was caught on film.

Now the studio behind the show says that an internal investigation has found no evidence of any wrongdoing, on or off camera.

In a statement to PEOPLE Magazine, Warner Bros. confirmed the show would go on.

"As we previously stated, we recently became aware of allegations regarding an incident on the set of Bachelor in Paradise, in Mexico," the statement said. "We take all such allegations seriously."

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The show will return to screens this year. Image via ABC.
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"The safety, security and well-being of the cast and crew is our number one concern, and we suspended filming so that the allegations could be investigated immediately and thoroughly," the statement continued.

"Our internal investigation, conducted with the assistance of an outside law firm, has now been completed."

The studio added that although a videotape of the incident would not be released, the footage does not support any claims of misconduct:

"Nor does the tape show, contrary to many press reports, that the safety of any cast member was ever in jeopardy.

"Production on this season of Bachelor in Paradise will be resuming, and we plan to implement certain changes to the show's policies and procedures to enhance and further ensure the safety and security of all participants."

Chris Harrison, who has served as the reality dating franchise's host since 2002, thanked fans for their "patience, trust and loyalty" during the investigation.

Warner Bros. did not comment on whether contestants involved in the allegations would return to the show.

If you or someone you know is in need of help, please call the National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service on 1800 RESPECT.

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