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Coach charged with sex abuse hires lawyer

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Cassandra Elfers (Source: Kenton County jail) Cassandra Elfers (Source: Kenton County jail)

PENDLETON COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A middle school coach who was arrested after accusations of a sexual relationship with a student has hired a lawyer.

Cassandra Elfers, 21, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old boy.

Elfers is a part-time coach of the volleyball and basketball teams at Sharp Middle School in Pendleton County.

She has hired Eric Deters to represent her in court, the same lawyer who represented Bengals Cheerleader Sarah Jones.

Elfers was taken into custody on Friday and charged with sex abuse.

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