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Springfield educator named Mass. Teacher of Year

An English language arts teacher at Springfield Central High School who had originally planned to become a screenwriter was honored Tuesday as the state’s Teacher of the Year.

Anne Marie Bettencourt, a New Bedford native who lives in Hatfield, said winning the award was a “huge, unexpected honor.”

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