Teacher charged with sexual contact with a student makes plea deal

5 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago Wednesday, May 29 2019 May 29, 2019 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:38:03 PM CDT May 29, 2019 in News
By: Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA -  A one-time Chariton County teacher accused of sexual contact with a student, a felony, has made a plea deal for a lesser charge.

Blair Bruner pleaded guilty Tuesday to peace disturbance, a misdemeanor. She was ordered to pay a $250 fine, spend two years on probation and complete 100 hours of community service.

Bruner taught at Northwestern R-1 High School. She was put on administrative leave when the investigation began after the February 20 incident. She later resigned.

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