ETX coach arrested for indecency with child, placed on paid administrative leave
POSTED: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 2:36pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 3, 2014 - 5:58pm
Como, Texas (KETK) — An East Texas coach and teacher has been arrested and placed on administrative leave for alleged indecency with a child.
According to the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office, Carl Allen Byers, 51, was arrested Friday and charged with indecency.
According to Como-Pickton Independent School District, they received questions involving Byers which involved allegations of violations of district policies. Superintendent Dr. Kay Handin tells KETK, this is a personnel decision and the district will not elaborate on the situation, but did say he is on administrative leave with pay.
Byers was booked into the Hopkins County Jail but has since been released on $20,000 bond.
Details are limited but KETK will update information when it becomes available.