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Buddy Morris resigns as Lamar school board president; stays on board

Picture Courtesy of the Lamar County School District Website Picture Courtesy of the Lamar County School District Website
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Lamar County School Board President, Buddy Morris gave notice Tuesday evening that he was stepping down as board president, but was staying on the school board.

The newly elected President of the Lamar County School Board was arrested in Hinds county last week on a variety of charges, including DUI refusal, reckless driving, and failure to yield.

Morris, 47, of Sumrall was arrested by Raymond police January 24th and was released the following day after posting a $2000 bond. Morris is in his fourth year as a Lamar county school board member.

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