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Registered sex offender attending Fargo high school

WDAY reports 15-year-old Michael Bell was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in June of 2010 with a victim under the age of 15. Officials say the level two sex offender still has the right to a free public education. The teen must register as a sex offender through the year 2035.
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WDAY reports 15-year-old Michael Bell was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in June of 2010 with a victim under the age of 15. Officials say the level two sex offender still has the right to a free public education. The teen must register as a sex offender through the year 2035.

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