UPDATE: Greene Co. teacher bonds out, facing solicitation of statutory rape charge

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UPDATE 10:45a.m. (WJHL)- News Channel 11 has obtained a mugshot for Brock Jones, a Greene County teacher charged with solicitation of statutory rape by an authority figure.

According to an arrest report, Jones was arrested Thursday and held on a $25,000 bond. That same report also said Jones has since been bonded out.

According to court documents, Jones engaged in solicitation of statutory rape by an authority figure between August 16th and 17th of this year.

Those court documents also detailed that there was conversation via Instagram. Jones messaged the victim, asking that person to come over to his house to have sex.

In another message, court documents reveal that Jones told the victim he would come to their place of work to have sex with them in the bathroom.

Jones also reportedly sent other explicit messages and photos of himself.

His next court date is scheduled for November 4th at 1:30 p.m.

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GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Authorities say a Greene County teacher has been fired and is now facing a criminal charge.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Department says Brock Jones was arrested and charged with solicitation of statutory rape by an authority figure.

Pictured: Brock Jones

Director of Schools David McLain says Jones, a band teacher at Mosheim and McDonald elementary schools, was dismissed from the school system on Thursday.

McLain says Jones was put on administrative leave and told not to enter school property last week after learning that the sheriff’s department was investigating him for possible criminal conduct.

The director of schools issued this statement:

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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