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Midland High School Teacher Arrested, Charged With Public Intoxication

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland High School teacher showed up to class drunk and got thrown behind bars.

According to the Midland Reporter Telegram, MHS physics teacher John Jefferies was arrested at the campus on Wednesday and charged with public intoxication after he allegedly showed up to his sixth period physics class smelling of alcohol, acting crazy and speaking profanities during his lecture.

The Midland Reporter Telegram also reported that Midland ISD police met Jefferies at campus, did a field sobriety test and concluded he was drunk.

Jefferies is on administrative leave with pay and he's not allowed at Midland ISD events, activities or campuses.

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