CROSS LANES W.VA. (WSAZ/WAVE)- A middle school teacher and former Miss Kentucky-titleholder has been accused of sexting a former student.
Ramsey Carpenter Bearse taught at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes, West Virginia, according to NBC-affiliate WSAZ.
She has been arrested.
The criminal complaint says that a parent complained that her 15-year-old son had inappropriate pictures on his phone that were sent to him by the defendant, Ramsey Bearse. The parent said that Bearse was a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle where her son had attended his 6th-8th grade years. The parent said that Bearse was a teacher during some of that time.
The criminal complaint said that Bearse admitted to sending the 15-year-old boy at least four photographs of her nude breasts via Snapchat from August 2018-October 2018. The complaint said that Bearse would have been between the ages of 27-28 when the incident occurred and the child would have been between the ages of 14 and 15.
Bearse is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.
Kanawha County Schools released a statement, “Mrs. Bearse is a teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School. We cannot comment on personnel matters, but we will follow all applicable policies and procedures. The safety and security of our students is our top priority.”