CHARITON COUNTY, Mo. — A former teacher at Northwest High School waived formal arraignment Tuesday, on a charge of sexual contact with a student.

26-year-old Blair Bruner of Marceline appeared before the court at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Bruner’s attorney waived a formal arraignment and entered a not guilty plea on her behalf.

The court scheduled a preliminary setting hearing on May 28 at 9:00 a.m. in the morning.