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April is Autism Awareness Month

Prattville Teacher in Custody

Officials report a Prattville educator is behind bars charged with sexual contact with a student.

Prattville police charged 31-year-old Daniel James Forman with one count of a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19.

Authorities say Forman is in the Autauga County Metro Jail.

His bond is set for $45,000.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.