Denver City ISD employee on leave after reports of inappropriate relationship with a student

Denver City ISD employee on leave after reports of inappropriate relationship with a student

DENVER CITY, TX (KCBD) - A Denver City ISD employee has been placed on administrative leave after reports of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

As the school district investigates the claims, officials placed the employee on leave, as is customary personnel practices. There is an internal investigation ongoing and the reports of the alleged misconduct were made to the appropriate law enforcement authorities and the state's educator licensing agency, according to the district.

The Denver City ISD superintendent released a statement on Wednesday morning saying:

Recently, the Denver City ISD Administration received information that a Denver City ISD employee may have engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a District student.  Pursuant to the District's customary personnel practices, the employee was immediately placed on administrative leave, an internal investigation was initiated, and reports of the alleged misconduct were made to appropriate law enforcement authorities and the state's educator licensing agency.  Denver City ISD will cooperate with these state and local authorities to the fullest extent permitted by law, and will coordinate its own investigation with them.

The identity and the specific job title for the employee have not been released.

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