For much of her time in office, Forrest, who lead the mayor's police security detail, was a regular presence with Barry during out-of-town city trips. The investigation into her relationship with Forrest uncovered some nude photos on Forrest's work cell phone which suggested the two had relations while the sergeant was still on duty.
"This one is going to go down in the history books", Barry told supporters during her victory speech on election night.
Vice Mayor David Briley was sworn hours later on Tuesday as Nashville's new leader. His first words were: "I need some coffee".
"It has been the honor and it has been the privilege of my entire professional life to have had the blessing of this opportunity to be your mayor", Barry said in a written statement she posted online.
Nashville has a new mayor.
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According to District Attorney Glenn Funk, "Had this case gone to trial, witnesses are available who would testify that in March 2016 and January 2018 Megan Barry caused over 10K but less than 60K in Metro Nashville city funds to be expended unlawfully on Mr. Robert Forrest".
Last year, Barry's 22-year-old son Max died after overdosing on drugs.
"This is a very bad day".
Barry is married to Bruce Barry, a Vanderbilt University professor and columnist for the Nashville Scene.
Even in the face of heartbreak, Barry vowed to stick to her agenda and perhaps her biggest goal: a plan for mass transit.
Forrest's overtime pay more than doubled from 2014-15 to the 2016-17 budget year, according to Metro Nashville Police records.
Barry, 54, admitted to the affair January 31. She would not say when the affair ended, only saying that it's over.
Although Barry had sky-high approval ratings in office, her policy agenda hit road blocks recently with the collapse of the Cloud Hill project to redevelop Greer Stadium and the mayor's unexpected proposal to end inpatient services at Nashville General Hospital.
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Nadal out of Indian Wells and Miami
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