Related News: Dothan man accused of sexual misconduct involving a minor

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Investigators took John Boring, 30, into custody following a nearly week long investigation into sexual misconduct allegations involving a juvenile victim under the age of 17.

Authorities say the incident happened in Dothan.

Source: WSFA

Related News: WSFA 12 special report: Student-teacher relationships

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Approximately 431 teachers were arrested in the southeast from 2007 to 2011 for sexual misconduct according to a study in the “Journal of Childhood Sexual Abuse”.

Here in Alabama, nearly 70 teachers have been accused of inappropriate actions with a student in the last two years with more than half of those in the last ten months.

Last month, a Selma teacher, LaTangela Wiliams, pleaded guilty to having sex with students. Anthony Ray Staten Jr., a substitute teacher at Alabama Christian Academy, was charged with having sexual contact with a student. Then a Southlawn Middle School teacher was charged with indecent exposure.

The most recent case came Friday when police charged a north Alabama soccer coach, David Jacobs Barrow, with sexual abuse and Human Trafficking.

Source: WSFA

Related News: $1 million judgment against former Ala. minister

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A jury in Birmingham has returned a $1 million judgment against a former youth minister who was accused of sexual misconduct with a 15-year-old girl in the congregation.

The former youth minister of Word of Life Christian Center, William David Webb, pleaded guilty in 2009 to transporting a minor girl across state lines for sex. His is serving a 5-year sentence.

Source: WSFA