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No decision made following meeting at Vermilion Parish school board concerning teacher’s arrest

Posted: 1:56 PM, Jul 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-06 14:56:43-04

After hours of deliberating, the Vermilion Parish School Board and the Attorney General’s office ended a meeting to discuss an incident where a teacher was arrested during a school board meeting.
Attorney General Jeff Landry is suing the school board saying they were in violation of the open meetings law when he says members attempted to stop a public debate.   
The arrest happened after Deysahia Hargrave , a Vermilion Parish teacher, questioned the pay raise of Superintendent Jerome Puyau .   In the lawsuit Landry is also asking that all actions taken at the meeting in question be nullified, including the approval of Puyau’s raise.   No decision was made at today’s meeting.