UPDATE: Former Teacher Due In Court

A former Martin County teacher now has a November 19th court date on charges police found child pornography at his home.

Paul Shepard is charged with third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Shepard taught exceptional children at Jamseville High School in Martin County at the time of his arrest. The Williamston man was arrested in May after police searched his home.

Court officials say Shepard was indicted last month on the charge, which is a Class I felony.

Martin County school officials say Shepard resigned shortly after his arrest.


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  • by OMG Location: jamesville on Sep 16, 2009 at 07:56 PM
    this man deserves maximum penalty, how was he allowed back in the public after being released from the hospital and obviously has not had the treatment that he needs. he needs major help. he is being prayed for but i just dont understand how this happens you grow up know right from wrong even if you were abused. this was wrong!!
  • by To Chad Location: MC on Sep 16, 2009 at 07:20 PM
    Chad, schools do not to psyc evaluations on potential employees. This is true of MC and other schools as well. I doubt there are very many places at all that do such an evaluation unless it is an extremely high stress job or one involving extreme security issues.
  • by uncle tom Location: jamesville on Sep 16, 2009 at 06:03 PM
    dude what were u thinking! i rather be a crackhead then having pics of childern on the web. My prayers go out to u and da childern. I pray u can get help
  • by Budget on Sep 16, 2009 at 01:45 PM
    To Chad, with all the budget cuts i would be surprised if they are doing anything to protect our children.
  • by CHAD Location: BROWN ROAD on Sep 16, 2009 at 07:52 AM
    I really dont like talking about people but this guy you can see right threw him(CREEPY).I thought schools do psycological evaluatoins on would be employs.Makes you wonder whos doing the evaluations.
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