Beta Club sponsor pleads guilty to stealing from club fund

Beta Club sponsor pleads guilty to stealing from club fund

HARDEMAN COUNTY, TN (WMC) - A former 5th-grade teacher and Beta Club sponsor pleaded guilty to stealing funds from the club.

Erin Piefer resigned from Toone Elementary School in August 2017.

A Tennessee Comptroller's Office investigation found more than $2,000 was stolen from the Beta Club over a one-year period.

The money was collected by students during a candy fundraiser.

Piefer admitted to using the money for past-due house payments.

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