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No jail time for coach accused of sex with minors

Paul "Tim" Jennings, a former Henderson softball coach who offered a plea in the charge of  sexual abuse of a person under age 18, was in court on Monday morning for his sentencing.

He was sentenced to wear a leg monitor for 5 months; 20 years as a "registered sex offender; successful completion of a sex offender treatment program, and no contact with the victim.

Jennings entered an Alford Plea; which means the criminal defendant does not admit to guilt, but admits that the prosecution could likely prove the charge.

The 43-year-old had previously plead in the charge of second degree sexual abuse of a person under age eighteen. Two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor and one count of rape were dismissed in circuit court.

Back in January, a grand jury indicted him on charges of rape, sexual abuse and unlawful transaction with a minor.  

According to court documents, Jennings is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of the girls he coached, who was 14 at the time.  

He's also accused of having sex with another underage girl.  both girls are now adults

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