Pastor Willie Demps, 69, was arrested at S. L. Jones Christian Academy after an interview with deputies about the incidents.
Demps was accused of Child Abuse after a student told her grandparent that she had been paddled by Demps last week for misconduct. The student then came home limping and told her Grandparent that Demps had punched her thigh several times after an altercation on the bus with another student.
Deputies contacted Demps at the school where he provided deputies with astatement.
After all parties were interviewed and observing the physical evidence,Demps was placed under arrest for three counts of Child Abuse and placed under a $3,000.00 bond.