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Central Texas school evacuates after bomb threat phone call


A phone call from an inmate put another Central Texas school on lock-down Monday afternoon.

Authorities say an inmate in a West Texas jail called in a bomb threat to Marlin Elementary school about 2 p.m.Those students were evacuated to the high school campus, accounted for and then released to parents.

No bomb was found and the school was cleared at about 4:30 p.m.

Constable Johnathan Shoemaker said he arrested a Marlin school teacher for interfering with public duties when she refused to stay outside a search perimeter during the threat.

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