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Mississippi teacher plotted to take student across state lines to elope: report

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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A Mississippi teacher accused of having sex with a student was denied bond after an investigator dropped a disturbing accusation in court. "He (James Donald Hawkins II) said that they had made plans to go to Louisiana to elope, and things were moving faster than they originally expected," Jackson County Sheriff Captain Kristen Johnson testified, according to WLOX. Hawkins II, 38, was a high school physics teacher in the Ocean Springs school district when he allegedly soothed a distressed, 17-year-old student, which sparked a sexual relationship with her in the...

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