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No more Santa work for former teacher accused of sexual contact with students



A former Columbia County teacher accused of criminal sexual contact with students can no longer serve as a Santa while the case is pending, a judge ruled Monday, Dec. 12.

Gregory Brooks, 65, has pleaded not guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to two counts of sexual contact by a person in a...

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  1. Kinda confused as what the first two comments were referring to as the words married or marriage were not mentioned in this article. Moving on, unless there is more to this story these are the lamest accusations I have ever heard of. Sounds like there may have been some student manipulations here. Good luck to the jury on this one.

  2. These predators have a real knack for getting jobs that gives them a close proximity to the kids. And they prey of kids that are very vulnerable. Kids without father in their lives and they take on that roll and it seems earnest and then it happens. And how about all the kids that grow up and never tell anyone what happened. Sometimes they are scared and sometimes they are humiliated and confused.

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