Teacher Aledgedly Displays Porn On Smartboard

Substitute teacher has been arrested after accusations that he displayed pornographic material to an entire classroom of students

John Autry
John Autry, Pryor Police Department

On Thursday, February 16th, 57-year-old John Autry was working as a substitute teacher at Pryor Junior High School in Pryor Creek, Oklahoma, when he displayed pornographic material on a smart board in front of 23 students aged of 12 and 14.

According to John's arrest affidavit, John, who has been substituting since 1992, allegedly had been watching Porn on Wednesday and Thursday, the days he was substituting, during the fifth hour of his teaching he exposed his classroom to Pornography which was allegedly displayed on the smart board

Mr. Autry noticed his mistake when the 12 to 14-year-olds began giggling. After the incident, some of the children requested to leave the classroom and were allowed to do so.

Out of the 23 students in the room, 21 students told investigators they saw the pornography.

The affidavit stated that "he gets a little (sexually) excited because he is watching porn in front of the students,".

After the incident, police said John made an attempt to apologize to the classroom by writing on a piece of notebook paper,  “I am sorry for what has happened.” nd signed it  "Mr. Autry".

John Autry was arrested by the Pryor Police Department and charged with Child Neglect, he is being held in Mayes County Jail on a $100,000 bond.



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