UPDATE: Middle school teacher/former Miss Ky. arrested, allegedly sent topless photos to teen boy

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CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 12/9/18 @ 9:05 p.m

The Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization has released an official statement regarding Ramsey Carpenter Bearse. It reads:

"The young women that represent the Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are held to a high standard. They not only represent the organization and the state, but
their families and the communities in which they live.
The Miss Kentucky Scholarship Organization does not approve of the alleged behavior which led to the legal allegations and recent arrest of Ramsey Carpenter Bearse.
Please direct all inquiries in regards to Bearse’s personal and pending litigation to her attorney, A.L. Emch."
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UPDATE 12/7/18 @ 4:25 p.m.
A middle school teacher and former Miss Bowling Green and Miss Kentucky who was arrested Friday for allegedly sexting a former student was arraigned in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Ramsey Carpenter Bearse, 28, of Kanawha County, is charged with four felony counts of distribution or display of obscene matter to minors.

Bearse, a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes, is accused of sending a 15-year-old boy at least four topless photos. According to the criminal complaint, the photos were sent using Snapchat from August through October of this year.

Investigators say Bearse admitted to sending the photos to the boy.

She was released Friday afternoon on $10,000 property bond.

The school district, Kanawha County Schools, released the following statement to WSAZ: "Mrs. Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School. We cannot comment on personnel matters, but we will follow all applicable policies and procedures. The safety and security of our students is our top priority."

ORIGINAL STORY 12/7/18
A middle school teacher, who is also a former Miss Kentucky, has been arrested.
Ramsey Carpenter Bearse is accused of sexting a former student.

She will be arraigned Friday afternoon in Kanawha County.

Investigators say Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes.

The school district, Kanawha County Schools, released this statement to WSAZ, "Mrs. Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School. We cannot comment on personnel matters, but we will follow all applicable policies and procedures. The safety and security of our students is our top priority."

We are working to confirm her exact charges.

Keep checking the WSAZ App and WSAZ.com for the latest information.



 
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