RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KLFY)- A teacher a Buckeye Elementary was arrested Tuesday afternoon witnesses said she appeared intoxicated and had alcohol in he classroom, authorities said.
School resource office responded to assist with the school administration with a possible intoxicated school employee.
Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with school administrators who advised that one of the teachers, identified as Shannon Rene Beran, 43, of Deville, was possibly intoxicated and may have alcohol in her room.
According to witnesses, Beran had been “displaying odd behavior during car rider pick up duty” and was “moving slowly and awkwardly.”
When confronted and asked about her condition, she stated she wanted to leave and became defensive.
With the assistance of school administrators, investigators reportedly found “a partially consumed bag of wine” in located in Beran’s classroom.” Beran was placed under arrest for possession of alcohol on public school property.
She was taken to the Rapides Parish Detention Center where she was booked and later released on a $500 bond.