Teacher Arrested For Hitting Student After Video of Her Goes Viral

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TEXAS | A teacher has been arrested for repeatedly hitting a student over the head, after a video of her went viral on facebook.

Reportedly, the teacher has been identified as Mary Hastings from Ozen High School in Beaumont. In a 9-second video, she was caught slapping a student five times after what looks like an apparent disruption in the classroom.

She can also be heard calling the student an “Idiot a**” before mocking him in front of other students.

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The teacher has been arrested and charged with one count of misdemeanour assault. She was taken to Jefferson County Jail and released on a $2,500 bond.

The School released a statement saying that the teacher was immediately removed from the classroom and placed on administrative leave pending an ongoing investigation. 

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