GREENWOOD, Miss.- Larry Johnson, a former County Supervisor and teacher at Quitman County Middle School, was indicted on simple assault on a vulnerable person.
Witnesses say Johnson beat a special needs fifth-grader twice in February of 2015. One time it happened in a dark classroom and the other was in a trailer on the school’s campus. The witnesses say that he hit the child with a belt.
Johnson entered a plea of not guilty after waiving a formal arraignment last week.
He previously served two nonconsecutive terms as District 5 supervisor.
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