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St. Martin law enforcement investigating social media threat

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St. Martin Parish School Board St. Martin Parish School Board

Law enforcement officers in St. Martin Parish are investigating a social media threat made to a St. Martinville school. 

St. Martin Parish Schools Superintendent Lottie Beebe says schools will open tomorrow, and there will be an increased police presence at the schools. Beebe adds that the children's safety is the school board's first priority. Parents are welcome to use their discretion as any other day. 

The St. Martinville Police Department is assisting the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office with the investigation. 

Police Chief Ricky Martin says there will be officers at the schools in St. Martinville tomorrow. 

A spokeswoman with the sheriff's office says children don't understand the repercussions when making these kinds of threats. 

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