Region 8 School Administrator Pleads Innocent to Sex Charges

August 27, 2003 - Posted at: 1:44 p.m. CDT

POCAHONTAS, Ark. -- A school principal who also is a police officer pleaded innocent to charges that he molested a 16-year-old school employee.

56-year-old Marden Hueter of Warm Springs is charged with second-degree sexual assault.  Hueter is principal of Maynard Elementary School and a Maynard police officer.

He is accused of fondling the teenager when she was on a break from waxing the floor of the school and on another occasion when she was in the school office.

Hueter has been free without bond since his arrest.

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