Former Slaton ISD coach taken into custody by Texas Rangers

Former Slaton ISD coach taken into custody by Texas Rangers
Dustin Leonard (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

SLATON, TX (KCBD) - A former coach and teacher for Slaton ISD was taken into custody by Texas Rangers on Tuesday.

The district says they are "fully cooperating with law enforcement in an investigation of former employee Dustin Leonard where he worked as a high school teacher and boys coach for two years."

The district says Leonard resigned from Slaton ISD in April 2018 citing "personal and family concerns."

DPS tells us Leonard has been charged with inappropriate relations with a student. The case is being turned over to the Lubbock County District Attorney's Office.

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