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Regional Report: Washoe County, Nv School Negligent Supervision & Sexual Abuse Allegations

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Estey Bomberger reviews and monitors news stories and reports of crime and lawsuits involving public and private schools nationwide. The following reports are for schools located in Washoe County, CA. If your child has been sexually abused or negligently supervised and you would like more information about your options or rights in a civil suit, contact us for a free consultation.

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    Bethyl Shepherd, a former special education teacher at Reed High School, was arrested in April 2011 on suspicion of having sex with two 17-year-old students. At sentencing in January 2012, the judge noted that Shepherd told a mental health evaluator that she had oral sex with about seven male students, ages 15 to 17. She was sentenced to 60 days in jail and given a two-year suspended prison sentence. She pleaded guilty earlier to one of two counts of unlawful sexual conduct between a school employee and pupil, a felony.The judge also placed her on probation for five years. News Source: