Arizona teacher drunk in class

, Posted: Fri, August 15 2014 at 10:00 AM, Updated: Fri, August 15 2014 at 3:05 PM

Ariz. --- (KPNX)  An Arizona high school teacher was cited Wednesday after she showed up to school intoxicated.

Kathleen Jardine, a 57-year-old math teacher, blew a 0.205 on a breathalyzer test after officials arrived at the school, according to Sgt. Pat Ramirez, a Pinal County Sheriff's Office spokesman.

The teacher was removed from the classroom and confirmed to be intoxicated by the school's resource officer, said Richard Franco, a Florence School District spokesman.

Jardine initially denied having drunk alcohol, but she later admitted she had been drinking Tuesday night, Wednesday morning and Wednesday during her lunch break, according to Ramirez.

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