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A Kennett man charged with rape was back in court Wednesday

Aug 30, 2013 -- 5:00am

A Kennett man arrested for a sex crime in 2010 in New Madrid had a hearing on Wednesday before Judge Robert Mayer. 48-year-old James Jarrett, was arrested in May of 2010, on charges of forcible rape and statutory sodomy.  The warrant stems from an incident that allegedly involved a minor female.  Jarrett pled not guilty in 2011 and the case was moved to Butler County.  It was then shifted back to New Madrid County.  He has a hearing scheduled on September 11th.

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