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Governor: Vermilion Parish teacher incident should not have occurred

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Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards told his statewide radio audience the Vermilion Parish teacher should not have been arrested Monday night after questioning members of the Vermilion Parish School Board during their public meeting.

The arrest of Deyshia Hargrave, a language arts teacher at a Kaplan middle school, has made national news and the Governor says it reflects negatively on the state. 

The First Lady, a public school teacher, also expressed her concern during the radio program.

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