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Midland Woman Arrested After Child Claims He Was Beaten

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MIDLAND - A Midland woman was arrested after a child claimed she beat him.

31-year-old Shanla Chestnut was arrested on Monday after school officials noticed bruises on the child's legs, arms and face.

According to the Midland Reporter Telegram, the child said Chestnut beat him with a wooden paddle, a fly swatter and would sit on his chest.

If convicted, chestnut faces up to 10 years behind bars.