Wyoming County High School teacher arrested after bar fight


A Wyoming County teacher is arrested early Sunday morning after police respond to a bar fight involving about 8 people.

Mullens Police Chief Ray Toler confirms officers were dispatched to a bar fight at Steele's Tavern in Mullens on March 30 around 1 a.m.

Two men were arrested in connection with the fight. Daniel Justus of Pineville was charged with battery on an officer. 

Mark Blackwell of Mullens was charged with obstructing and battery on an officer.

Mark Blackwell is currently a teacher at Wyoming East High School. He is also the son of Wyoming County Schools Superintendent Frank Blackwell.

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