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John "JT" Thompson

John "JT" Thompson, Class of 2013

 John (JT) Thompson, transportation director for the Benton School District, has worked in education for 23 years as a science teacher, coach, and transportation director. He was the head girls’ basketball coach at Hallsville, Texas, for 8 years and has also coached football, baseball, track, and tennis. He holds a BSE in education and a BA in science from Ouachita Baptist University, and an MEd in educational administration and a principal certification from Lamar University.

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Live Updates

The Benton School District will be CLOSED Wednesday, January 17th, due to road conditions.

The January school board meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 18, at 5:30 p.m.

BHS basketball game against Pine Bluff was postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be played on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018. VG @6:00 pm and VB to follow @ Approx. 7:30 pm.


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