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Bonne Terre man pleads guilty to child abuse

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James Walker, Jr. (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department) James Walker, Jr. (Source: St. Francois County Sheriff's Department)
BONNE TERRE, MO (KFVS) -

A Bonne Terre man recently pleaded guilty to child abuse charges.

James R. Walker withdrew a not guilty plea previously entered and entered a plea of guilty to count I abuse of a child, count IV abuse of a child, under oath.

A sentencing hearing has been scheduled for March 5 at 8 a.m. and bond continues.

Walker was charged in late July of 2012 with child abuse.

He was an industrial arts teacher at North County High School in Bonne Terre, Mo.

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