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Former Wilson County principal acquitted on porn charges

Posted November 8, 2010 2:25 p.m. EST

— A jury has acquitted a for Wilson County principal of charges that he had child pornography.

Ronald Earl Barringer was charged in March with eight counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor after authorities found images showing underage girls engaged in sexual activity on his computer.

Barringer was the principal of Springfield Middle School.