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Mikels Charged With Sexual Exploitation

Posted: Sunday, November 29th, 2009 at 6:22 am

A 25-year-old teacher and coach in the Knoxville School District was charged with sexual exploitation by a school employee Friday. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Justin Mikels earlier this month. Mikels, who was suspended earlier this year pending an investigation, taught at the district’s GOAL alternative high school and helped coach football and baseball. Mikels has a preliminary hearing set Tuesday, December 8th at 1:30 p.m. KNIA/KRLS News will bring you the most up-to-date information as soon as it becomes official.