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Former Paducah ISD principal awaiting trial

Jay Cantrell (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office) Jay Cantrell (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)
PADUCAH, TX (KCBD) -

The former principal and head basketball coach at Paducah High School is awaiting trial.

A Cottle County grand jury indicted Jay Cantrell on Monday.

Terry County authorities arrested Cantrell on Jan. 3.

He was charged with multiple counts of indecency with a child and one charge of sexual assault of a child.

Paducah ISD's Board of Trustees voted to terminate the employment of Cantrell three days later.

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