Teacher outburst, alleged threats cause concern in San Benito

Veterans Memorial Academy / File Photo

Action 4 News has received several calls after an outburst from a San Benito teacher who allegedly threatened her students in class.

According to parents, it all happened in a 9th grade Spanish class at San Benito's Veterans Memorial Academy on Wednesday afternoon.

The teacher allegedly began yelling in class and reportedly told students that she would be, "Putting them out of their misery."

Action 4 News spoke to San Benito Consolidated Independent School District spokeswoman Celia Longoria about the incident.

Longoria only confirmed that there was an incident involving a teacher at the school, which required medical attention.

The incident is under review by campus administrators.

Longoria said the teacher did not pose a danger to herself or others.

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