Spearman ISD investigation alleges educator misconduct

School officials investigate educator misconduct

SPEARMAN, TEXAS -- Superintendent Clay Montgomery confirmed with Pronews 7 that an investigation by school officials found a teacher was engaging in educator misconduct.

Montgomery says that he has filed a report with the Texas Education Agency and local law enforcement about the allegations.

"That teacher has resigned and will not be coming back." said Montgomery.

According to news submissions into the Pronews 7 news room the misconduct revolves around an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old male student. Superintendent Montgomery however would not confirm or elaborate on the allegations as per personnel issues.

Spearman Police Chief Robert Baker was unavailable to comment on any investigation that the department may be conducting. Hansford County Sheriff Tim Glass was also not available for comment as to any persons booked into the jail for similar charges.

According to Texas Education Code
Section 21.006
Superintendents or school directors have a requirement to report misconduct to the State Board for Educator Certification if there is a reasonable cause to believe an abuse has occurred.