A couple arrested Christmas day for child abuse made an appearance in general sessions court Tuesday.
Suzanne Douglas and Adam Hayes had plead not guilty to charges they abused Douglas’ daughter.
After Tuesday’s hearing the pair’s initial charge of aggravated child abuse and neglect was reduced to child abuse. Their bond was also lowered from $100,000 to $50,000.
Authorities in Jellico were notified of the abuse on Dec. 24.