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Former Miss Kentucky, Middle School Teacher Arrested for Sending Nude Photos to Student

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Cross Lanes, who is a former Miss Kentucky, has been arrested for allegedly sending nude photos to a former student.

According to a criminal complaint, Ramsey BethAnn Bearse has been charged with felony distribution if an obscene matter to a minor.

According to court documents, on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018, the mother of the student reached out to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office to say that Bearse sent inappropriate photos to her 15-year-old son.

The student had attended Andrew Jackson Middle School where Bearse was a teacher.

Deputies say they spoke to Bearse on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 and she admitted to sending the 15-year-old at least four photos of her nude chest on Snapchat.

Bearse was released on a $10,000 property bond following her arraignment. 


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