Ex-APS teacher charged with sex abuse to face first trial

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –The first of two trials is underway for the former Albuquerque Public School teacher accused of child sex crimes.

Kenneth Jehle is accused of touching a Taft Middle school student and making her watch him touch himself at his Albuquerque home.

A judge decided there will be separate trials for two different victims involved.

Jury selection is currently underway for the first trial.

Jehle is facing more than 37 years behind bars for the crimes.

He’s since been fired by APS.

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