An elementary school teacher is accused of having a partially consumed bag of wine in her classroom.
Shannon R. Beran, 43, of Deville, La. was allegedly displaying odd behavior during car rider pickup duty at Buckeye Elementary School, the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office reports. In a press release provided to Yahoo Lifestyle, Capt. Tommy Carnline shared that witnesses on the scene observed Beran “moving slowly and awkwardly.”
The authorities were called, and a school resource officer arrived on the scene about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday to assist school administration. The officer confronted Beran and asked about her condition, and she became defensive and “stated she wanted to leave.” The officer detained Beran and started his investigation, which resulted in him finding of a partially consumed bag of wine in Beran’s classroom.
Beran was placed under arrest for possession of alcohol on public school property and released on a $500 bond.
According to Louisiana law, a person who is guilty of unauthorized possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on public school property shall be fined “not more than one thousand dollars and imprisoned not less than fifteen days nor more than six months.”
While becoming intoxicated around young students is shocking, many Twitter users are saying “good for her” as they can recognize that dealing with students is a difficult task.
Elementary school? The wine is necessary. I'm not mad at her lol.
— MDiva🔜LA Comic Con (@HouseofSedgeNB) October 26, 2018
Others felt this was perfect proof that teachers do not make the salaries they deserve.
If y’all paid teachers more, she would be able to afford something more expensive than boxed wine.
— ev (@zoranealehurtin) October 26, 2018
One person felt that she had every right to treat herself.
what could it be about this society that drives a practitioner of one of the most underpaid and under respected professions to drink
— Wrought (@Wroughtornot) October 26, 2018
And? Surprised she didn’t have something stronger to deal with all these bad ass kids.
— Claude Stevens Jr. (@cas73jr) October 26, 2018
The general consensus?
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