BISMARCK — North Dakota State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler has commented on her drunk driving arrest and said she will seek formal counseling and treatment.
In a statement released Wednesday morning, March 4, Baesler said she remains committed to her work with the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.
This statement comes less than a week after she was arrested for drunk driving on Thursday, Feb. 27.
Baesler was also involved in a Republican fundraiser where she was signing wine bottles just days after the arrest.
Baesler was first elected in 2012 and is once again up for reelection this November.
Read the full statement below: