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Florida teacher won’t face charges for showing R-rated film [Video]

NICEVILLE, Fla. – A sheriff’s investigation refutes allegations that a Florida Panhandle teacher subjected her students to pornography by letting them watch the R-rated movie “Alexander.”

Parents of a 15-year-old girl told school officials she was traumatized by the Niceville High School teacher showing students a movie that they considered to be “porn.”

But Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials said there was no probable cause to bring charges against the teacher.

Investigators determined the teacher had a legitimate reason for showing the film to her college level classical studies students. They also found the teacher had taken steps to limit what the students watched to keep underage students from viewing some of the more graphic scenes, the Northwest Florida Daily News reported.

The 2004 Oliver Stone movie stars Colin Farrell as ancient Greek king Alexander the Great. It contains nudity and scenes of sexual assault and homosexuality.

The teacher told investigators …

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In less than a year, the Rudder High School Leo Club has recorded more than 1,000 service hours in the community.