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UPDATE: Dothan Couple Charged with Showing Porn as Sex Ed

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

UPDATE: This article was updated at 2:59 p.m. with additional information from the Dothan Police Department.

James Arthur Williams,30, and Rebecca Pauline Williams, 40, both of Hodgesville Road, are accused of showing a pornographic video to their minor child who is under the age of 17.

The couple alleges that they wanted to show the child, who is handicap, what having sex was like. Police say they also used the material so the child would know what they were doing when the bedroom door was closed.

The charge is a misdemeanor offense and will fall under Alabama title 13A-12-200.5 “Material Harmful to a minor” to which bonds are set at $500.

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DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) -- Police say a Dothan woman is charged with showing pornography to a child as a lesson in sexual education.

The Dothan Eagle reports that 40-year-old Rebecca Pauline Williams is charged with a misdemeanor count of distributing pornography to a minor.

An arrest warrant accuses the woman of showing a minor a scene from a pornographic DVD. She allegedly did it to teach the child about sex.

Court documents show the woman's bond was set at $500.

Court records aren't available to show whether Williams has hired a defense lawyer.


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