Substitute Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Suspected Sexual Misconduct

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Jennifer Marie Morton

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – An Albertville High School substitute teacher has pleaded not guilty to alleged sexual misconduct with a student.

Police arrested Jennifer Marie Morton, 34, of Half Section Line Road, Albertville when she was allegedly caught having inappropriate contact with a 17-year-old male while employed as a substitute teacher at Albertville High School.  She was arrested in April.

Morton was fired from her substitute position as soon as the school administration learned of the alleged misconduct.  She was booked into the Albertville City Jail and later released on a $500 bond.

Morton appeared in court May 21 and entered the not guilty plea.  Her trial is scheduled for July 9 in Albertville Municipal Court.

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