Rally for arrested Vermilion teacher held Thursday - FOX29 Lake Charles

Rally for arrested Vermilion teacher held Thursday

Posted: Updated:
(Source: The Advertiser) (Source: The Advertiser)

Advocates of a Vermilion Parish teacher arrested Monday during a school board meeting held a rally Thursday afternoon showing their support for her.

Deyshia Hargrave, who teaches at Rene Rost Middle School in Kaplan, was arrested Monday during a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting when she objected to a pay raise for the superintendent, Jerome Puyau.

Hargrave was booked with remaining after forbidden and resisting an officer, but Abbeville's city attorney and prosecutor has said he won't file charges.

A viral video of Hargrave's arrest has caused widespread outrage, prompting death threats against Puyau, his staff and his family.

Hargrave returned to work Wednesday. She spoke at Thursday's rally, thanking her colleagues for their support.

Copyright 2018 KPLC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KVHP. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.