Piedmont teacher arrested trading prescriptions for meth

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PIEDMONT, Okla. - Police arrested 37-year-old Misti Bynum, a Piedmont teacher, for trading prescription medication for meth.

Police said it wasn't in the classroom but on the streets.

Officials said they saw Bynum leaving a known drug house last week.

While officers were questioning her, they said Bynum's phone went off with a message reading "50 tabs for $400."

Officer said there were multiple messages on the phone indicating she was trading  Lortab for meth.

When officers searched her car, they said they found a baggie with meth residue in her  purse.

The Piedmont public school website states Bynum has been an English teacher for one year at the school.

The school district said they couldn't comment about this situation because it is a personnel matter.

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