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JT Johnson, Middle School Coach arrested; Grooming and Distributing Explicit Material to Minor –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On December 13, 2021


John Thomas “JT” Johnson, 18 years old, has been held in the Edgar County Jail since his arrest on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 2:03 p.m. by the Paris Police Department.

He was the unnamed subject of the letter sent to parents yesterday by the District 95 Superintendent.

He was a volunteer assistant coach, and the school has removed him from all school activities.

The listed charges in the booking sheet include:

  • Distributing explicit material to a minor
  • Grooming

No entry has been made in the online court records search as of this publication.

As a reminder, these are only allegations and charges, and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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1 Comment
  • Robert O. Bogue
    Posted at 07:27h, 14 December Reply

    Add to Community concerns, a story, in which a high school dropout….that shortly thereafter moved in with his 34 year old or so divorced mother of two children at either 16 or 17 or 18…years of age (no one is talking)..
    That divorcee, now in her 40’s and long separated from her live in boy toy is making life or death decisions as a nurse at our local hospital….. on you. Nurses are supposed to be able to use good judgement……

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