Martin Lee Thomas, 66, faces five counts of child rape.
He was indicted by the Roane County grand jury on June 18.
Roane County Sheriff’s Deputy Vianney Del Toro arrested Thomas at his home on Saturday.
According to the indictment, the alleged rapes occurred between Jan. 1, 2009, and April 1, 2012.
The alleged victim was younger than 13 years old.
Jail and court records listed Thomas’ address as 241 Harvey Road, Kingston.
He was granted a medical furlough on Monday.