School administrator hearing underway

The Dougherty County school board will decide whether an administrator should keep his job. Joey James is appealing the revocation of his teaching license.

In 2011, a paraprofessional alerted police and claimed James, who was then principal of Southside Middle School, touched her breasts and buttocks against her will.

He was arrested. James recently lost his teaching certification after the states professional standards commission determined the allegations against him to be true.

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