Youth pastor admits sex crime

Kevin Reed (Photo/Eaton Register)

EATON, Ohio (WDTN) – A local youth pastor admits he committed a sex crime.

Kevin Reed, 35, pleaded guilty to sexual battery.

He was involved in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old parishioner.

The teen’s mother reported the relationship to police. She said Reed would pick her daughter up from their home for functions that were not related to the church.

Reed will be sentenced in late August. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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