Shallowater Independent School District is investigating allegations of teacher misconduct after a student came forward in March.

The teacher was not identified by the district, but a press release states the student came forward on March 31 saying the incident occurred during an athletics period.

The district states the teacher/coach was placed on administrative leave while the investigation is ongoing.

Shallowater officials were not able to comment further but stated, “without equivocation, that its students’ collective and individual well-being is a fundamental concern for the district.”

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