Thursday, February 21, 2013
(Last modified: 2013-02-21 08:30:48)
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-A teacher at Ben W. Hooper Vocational School was suspended from his teaching position on Tuesday pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation.

Dallas Michael Southerland, teacher of agriculture courses at the school, was suspended by Cocke County Director of Schools Manney Moore without pay.

According to Casey Kelley, Human Resources Supervisor, he was made aware of the situation on Friday, February 15. "I notified Mr. Moore," said Kelley."

For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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