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High school teacher charged with sexual assault of a student in Arkansas



Jonesboro, Arkansas – Early Tuesday morning a Nettleton High School teacher, Jermaine Thomas was arrested after evidence of sexual assault of a student was found, the Jonesboro Police Department SWAT team said.

According to JPD, a school resource officer was alerted of an “inappropriate relationship between a student and an employee of the school” on April 21.

The Jonesboro police Internet Crimes against Children Division was investigating the incident and found evidence of a crime being committed by Thomas.

He was charged with first-degree sexual assault and three other charges that weren’t specified.

“He will be housed at the Craighead County Detention Center awaiting his probable cause hearing,” the post said.


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