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.