A former Miss Kentucky was arrested after police said that she sent nude photos of herself to a 15-year-old boy. Ramsey Bearse, who was crowned Miss Kentucky in 2014, was charged with four felony counts of distributing or displaying obscene matter to a minor and admitted to sending the teenager the photos on Snapchat.
The boy's parents found four topless photos of his former teacher on his phone, and immediately alerted authorities. The boy attended
"She is currently suspended from her teaching position," the sheriff's office said in a release. "Mrs. Bearse was released on a $10,000 property bond following her arraignment."
The school district released a short statement.
"We cannot comment on personnel matters, but we will follow all applicable policies and procedures," Kanawha County Schools District officials said in a statement. "The safety and security of our students is our top priority."
Bearse faces up to 20 years in prison and a $100,000 fine if she is convicted.
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