Newton teacher arrested after refusing to leave school

Eden Bloom

NEWTON, Kansas — A Newton teacher was arrested when she refused to leave the high school Wednesday.

The police department says 45-year-old Eden Bloom is facing one count of trespassing and one count of drug possession.

A special education teacher at the high school, Bloom is free on bail.

Officials say no students were ever in danger. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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