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Spearman teacher pleads guilty

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Spearman, TX - A Spearman High School teacher pleads guilty to having an inappropriate relationship with a student through online messages.

Police identify the teacher as Melissa Sutterfield. She was sentenced to 5 years probation and has to pay a 2,000 dollar fine for the Second-Degree Felony.

Along with Spearman Police, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and the Texas Education Agency were involved in the investigation.