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Walton County School Distrcit Teacher resigns after arrest

Educator arrested after 18 years with county system

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Tara Whitman Stewart, 47, of Snellville, Ga., was arrested Tuesday morning, Nov. 5, 2019, and charged with public intoxication.

Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 3:20 pm

MONROE, Ga. — A teacher has resigned a week after being arrested outside her school.

Tara Whitman Stewart resigned from the Walton County School District effective Tuesday, a school system spokeswoman said.

Stewart, 47, of Snellville, was arrested on the morning of Nov. 5 outside Walker Park Elementary School, where she was a second grade teacher. She was charged with public drunkenness.

Stewart had taught in the district since 2001.

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