DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - A teacher's assistant in DeSoto County was arrested for fondling, DeSoto County Sheriff's Department said.
Francis Karl Respess, 60, was a teacher's assistant at Walls Elementary School.
He's been arrested and charged with fondling by a person in a position of trust.
Respess is being held at DeSoto County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
DeSoto County Schools released the following statement about the arrest: