Paducah ISD terminates principal accused of sexual assault - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Paducah ISD trustees terminate principal accused of sexual assault

Jay Cantrell (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office) Jay Cantrell (Source: Terry County Sheriff's Office)
PADUCAH, TX (KCBD) -

Paducah ISD's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to terminate the employment of principal and head basketball coach Jay Cantrell on Monday night.

Cantrell is being charged with multiple counts of indecency with a child and one charge of sexual assault of a child.

Cantrell was arrested Friday, Jan. 3, around 6:30 p.m. in Terry County and is out on $200,000 bond.

According to Paducah ISD, Cantrell had been on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into allegations brought forth by students.

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