LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A fourth grade teacher at Bennett Elementary has been 'relieved of her duties' by the Frenship Independent School District after she posted her opinions about the McKinney pool party incident on her Facebook page.
Karen Fitzgibbons shared an article to her profile stating she was "ANGRY" that police corporal Eric Casebolt resigned. In the post, she made several references to "the blacks" as being the cause for problems and "racial tension."
Her post read as follows:
When asked about the post on Wednesday, Fitzgibbons acknowledged it but said she already took it down. She had "no comment" about it, but thanked KCBD for taking an interest.
Fitzgibbons published on her LinkedIn account that she has worked for Bennett Elementary since 1999.
Frenship spokesman Andy Penney sent us this statement about the issue:
Fitzgibbons issued this apology on Thursday: