Former teacher convicted of lewd act on student wants parole

The SC Board of Paroles and Pardons is holding a parole hearing Wednesday in Columbia on behalf of Dwight Lawing.

He was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2010 after being convicted on charges of Lewd Act and Attempting To Commit A Lewd Act on a 15-year-old student at Wallace Elementary School in Marlboro County, where Lawing taught music.

We will let you know the outcome of Lawing's parole hearing later Wednesday afternoon.