JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Jim Hill High School counselor is arrested for an alleged sex crime.
According to Jackson Public School District administrators, Gary Parker was taken into custody.
School officials tell WJTV a Jim Hill administrator contacted Campus Enforcement Wednesday to report an allegation made by a student of inappropriate contact by a faculty member.
JPS said the investigation led to Parker’s arrest.
He is charged with sexual battery. JPS said he is no longer employed with the District.