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Former Clay County football coach arrested on child porn charges

The Polk County, Florida sheriff

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CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man who used to coach football at Clay County High School is now facing child porn charges in Florida.

The Polk County, Florida sheriff's office arrested 41-year-old James "Shannon" Arnett, who is a teacher and a football coach at a high school there.

Police claim a student found a thumb drive that Arnett had lost. Police say that thumb drive had naked pictures of female students and younger children on it.

Police say they also found more pictures on Arnett's laptop.

Investigators say Arnett told them he had a sex addiction.

Arnett played football for Clay County High School in the 1980s, and later coached there before moving to Florida.


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