According to Hattiesburg Public School District Public Relations Director Jas N Smith the incident involving Shalonda Hill is a personnel matter. According to Smith, the district is cooperating with the agencies involved, and that Hill has been placed on administrative leave until the outcome of the investigation is known.
Smith did confirm that Hill was a third grade teacher in the Hattiesburg District at Rowan Elementary School.
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