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5/5/05-Smith County

Daycare, Preschool Owner Charged With Sexual Assault Of A Child

The owner of an East Texas daycare and preschool is charged with the sexual assault of a child. 57-year-old Jefferson Marion Moore, Jr. is the owner of the Dogwood City Preschool and Daycare on Highway 155 in Smith County.

He's charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Authorities said the two victims attended the daycare. The daycare was shut down in January as part of the sheriff's office's investigation. About 10 children attended the day care.

Moore is held on $400,000 bail.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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