Former Chariton County teacher charged for sexual contact with student

1 year 2 days 2 minutes ago Tuesday, March 26 2019 Mar 26, 2019 Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:56:00 PM CDT March 26, 2019 in News
By: Jack Lee, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CHARITON COUNTY - Prosecutors charged a former Northwestern R-1 High School teacher Monday with having sexual contact with a student.

District officials confirmed to KOMU 8 News that Blair Bruner no longer works for the district.

Northwestern R-1 School District Superintendent Eric Hoyt said in a statement the school district found out about the incident on February 20. While investigating, the district placed Blair Bruner, a high school teacher, on administrative leave. Following the district's investigation Bruner resigned from her position at the school.

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