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Ex-teacher accused of touching female student pleads guilty to reduced charge

January 30th, 2013 6:29 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, Johnson City Press

A former high school shop teacher accused of touching a female student in a sexual manner pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in Washington County Criminal Court on Tuesday instead of having his case retried.


Estel Lynn Kiser, 64, of Elizabethton, told Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood he didn’t want to put his wife and family through another trial in the case and said “I’d like to settle this today.”


Kiser ultimately entered a “best interest” plea under judicial diversion to contributing to the delinquency of a minor.


Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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