GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Matthew Ramos, a former teacher at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy in Arnold, Grand Prairie, was arrested Friday and charged with indecency with a child, the district and police said.
Ramos was in the Grand Prairie Detention Center Friday afternoon, where he was being held on a $ 50,000 bail.
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Credit: The Grand Prairie Police District was first notified of the allegation on October 22nd. Officials said police were called and an investigation was opened, resulting in Friday’s arrest.
“I want parents to know that we do not tolerate any inappropriate communication or contact between a teacher and a student,” said Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Linda Ellis. “We will always act quickly to ensure that concerns are properly investigated and that steps are taken to ensure the safety of our students.”
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Ramos, who has not been on campus since the day the allegation was made, has since withdrawn and his situation has been reported to the State Board of Educator Certification as needed, the district said.
Police did not provide further information about the charges against Ramos.
“Grand Prairie Police can confirm that we were notified by the Grand Prairie Independent School District of an incident involving a young student,” a spokesman said. “However, due to legal restrictions regarding youth information, we are unable to provide any information on potential cases involving youth.”
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