Stewart County School Board appoints interim director after DUI arrest of school director

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DOVER, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Stewart County School Board met Thursday night to appoint an interim Director. 

Tracy Watson was named the Interim Director of Schools for an indefinite period of time. Watson has been serving as Federal Programs Supervisor. 

Current Director Leta Joiner is on leave after she was arrested for driving under the influence on May 7. 

According to an arrest affidavit, a THP trooper says Joiner “admitted to consuming medication prior to driving” when she crashed on Joiner Hollow Road.

Investigators say she crossed the center line and damaged another car.  No one was injured.  

Joiner is due in court on May 28. 

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