Texas Teacher Admits She Used Meth Before Class For 7 Years

SPRINGTOWN (September 30, 2012)--A North Texas teacher who admitted to authorities she had been using methamphetamine in the mornings before class for about seven years was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

Vickie Bruce was free Sunday on $25,000 bond.

According to an arrest affidavit, Bruce said she used meth "before going to work for the last seven years 'off and on.'"

Bruce was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

She teaches at an elementary school in Springtown, located about 25 miles northwest of Fort Worth.