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Wed Jan 10, 2018, 09:38 AM

No charges for Vermilion teacher cuffed after questioning boss' raise; supporters say it's not over

The arrest of a teacher who had just been kicked out of a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting Monday after criticizing a vote to give the superintendent a raise is drawing widespread criticism including from two board members, who said they are appalled by the incident.

A 12-minute video of the arrest of Deyshia Hargrave shot by a local reporter went viral Tuesday, with about 600,000 views on YouTube as of 4:30 p.m. National outlets picked up the story, and there was swift outrage.

Ike Funderburk, Abbeville's city attorney and prosecutor, told KATC-TV that he has reviewed the video and won't be prosecuting her.

"I have reviewed the video and I am not going to approve any charges against the teacher," Funderburk said. "I talked with the attorney for the School Board, and they do not wish to pursue any charges against the teacher."

Read more: http://www.theadvocate.com/acadiana/news/education/article_8bd449e8-f589-11e7-83ea-0b0927a78f10.html

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 09:47 AM

1. Just saw the video: Sue the district!

 

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Response to Chasstev365 (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 10, 2018, 09:56 AM

2. Yup!!

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