Pope has been placed on administrative depart with pay as an investigation proceeds, Elba City Schools Superintendent instructed the station.
Pope was employed because the high school’s secretary final 12 months and returned in April for the present school 12 months, the Southeast Sun reported. She was held on $5,000 bond and was later launched from custody from the Coffee County Jail, the outlet reported.
A message left early Thursday for Pope, of Elba, was not instantly returned. She’s due in court docket for her preliminary look on Nov. 10, WTVY reported. It’s unclear if she’s employed an lawyer who may converse on her behalf.