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Emotional T.K. Waters sworn in as Jacksonville sheriff

Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters was nearly moved to tears during a swearing-in ceremony at a Mandarin church.

Sheriff-elect T.K. Waters took an oath of office Sunday afternoon, officially becoming the third person to hold the position in Duval County in just five months.

The swearing-in ceremony took place at Bible Believers Baptist Church in Mandarin.

After taking an oath, Waters became emotional as he thanked God and members of the church for helping him overcome hardships and become sheriff.

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