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Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

Alaska State Trooper logo. Courtesy AST.

A 22-year-old Hooper Bay resident was convicted of one count of third degree sexual abuse of a minor, in the Bethel superior court last month.
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24-year-old Justine (pronounced Justin) Paul appeared by video from the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center for arraignment on First Degree Murder charges. - Photo by Daysha Eaton/KYUK

A guard appeared with 24-year-old Justine Paul by video from the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center for arraignment on First Degree Murder charges. – Photo by Daysha Eaton/KYUK

A man accused of killing his girlfriend in Bethel over the weekend was arraigned today.

24-year-old Justine Paul appeared by video from the Yukon Kuskokwim Correctional Center.
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A teacher is charged with felony sexual abuse of a minor. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A teacher is charged with felony sexual abuse of a minor. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

A teacher in Kwigillingok has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old student.

31-year-old Michael Wier was arrested Thursday and is being held at the Bethel jail on $50,000 bail. Another teacher had reported that he was concerned for the student after she had been “lingering” around Wier for a couple months.
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Bethel Courthouse

Nora Guinn Justice Complex, Bethel, AK

A Bethel court sentenced a man to spend 65 years in jail for sexually abusing several girls, according to the Bethel District Attorney, June Stein. Stein says 23-year-old Michael Brink, of Bethel, was sentenced Tuesday, January 27th by Fairbanks Superior Court Judge Douglas Blankenship, who was filling in at the Bethel court.
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