PURVIS, MISS (WDAM) - A Lamar County substitute teacher arrested on charges of child exploitation is now out on bond.
George Fries, 29, appeared before Municipal Judge Tony Mozingo Tuesday, one day after his arrest by Purvis Police. His bond was set at $50,000.
Police said they were tipped off by the grandparent of a 17-year-old student. The woman claims she saw inappropriate text messages on her granddaughter's phone.