Hamilton County Schools teacher suspended after DUI arrest

Hamilton County Schools teacher suspended after DUI arrest

January 27th, 2011 by Kelli Gauthier in Local - Breaking News

Wendell Sweeton, a special education teacher at East Lake Academy, has been stopped several times for driving under the influence and now has been arrested on a felony charge, Hamilton County Schools officials said.

Sweeton has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of a Hamilton County Schools investigation. He will appear in Hamilton County Criminal Court on March 3, records show.

Sweeton's most recent arrest, his third on a DUI charge, was in 2010, said Danielle Clark, spokeswoman for the school system.

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