Student claims he was assaulted by teacher over football joke Published: November 15, 2013

12 News in Beaumont, Tex. reports that a student claims an assistant teacher from his math class assaulted him after he cracked a joke about the teacher's favorite football team.

12-year-old Reginald Wells said he was caught off-guard and briefly knocked out by a blindside punch. His mother Adrianne said a principal informed her that Reginald was punched in the shoulder, then hit two times and uppercut.

She also said that the teacher was escorted off the premises and fired on the spot but not arrested.

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