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Sulphur Springs man arrested in undercover sex solicitation sting

Jeremiah Carnes (Source: Hopkins County Jail)
Jeremiah Carnes (Source: Hopkins County Jail)
Updated: Sep. 17, 2018 at 10:27 AM CDT
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HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Deputies with the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Sulphur Springs man in a sting operation in connection with allegations he tried to meet a teenager for sex.

Jeremiah Douglas Carnes, 42, is charged with online solicitation of a minor.

According to the arrest report, Carnes had been trying to meet with local teenagers in order to have sex. Carnes then showed up at a pre-arranged meeting place to pick up an underage child where he was met by Hopkins County deputies.

Carnes admitted to being there to meet a girl, according to the report.

He was arrested on Friday and is being held on a $75,000 bond.

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