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Ex-model Dean Kelly back in jail for violating plea-deal terms

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NEW ORLEANS - Former model Dean Kelly is back in jail. The Orleans Parish District Attorney's office confirms that Kelly violated the terms of his plea deal less than two months after being released.

Kelly was re-booked into Orleans Parish Prison Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The terms of his release back in September stipulated that he couldn't use any social networking sites, couldn't contact any of his victims or their families and he had to register as a sex offender.

The DA's office wouldn't say which of those provisions Kelly violated, except to confirm that he is back in jail. The 42-year-old was accused of raping two teenage girls in 2005, as well as repeatedly harassing women through social media.

Kelly has broken the terms of his release before. After originally being arrested and posting a $1.5 million bond, he was found to have invited women into his parents' St. Charles Avenue home during Mardi Gras. He was thrown back in jail, but eventually let out on bond again.

In July, Orleans Parish sheriff's deputies found a woman inside the boathouse where he was staying, so he was again sent back to OPP. In September, Kelly pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery and carnal knowledge of a juvenile in exchange for a 10-year suspended sentence with credit for time served.

During the hearing in September, the judge said if Kelly violated the terms of this plea deal, he would face that 10-year sentence, and there would be no credit given for time served.

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