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Junior high coach arrested for indecency with a child

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Carl Allen Byers (Source: Hopkins County Jail) Carl Allen Byers (Source: Hopkins County Jail)
HOPKINS COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A coach at an East Texas junior high school was arrested Friday for indecency with a child.

Hopkins County judicial records show that 51-year-old Carl Allen Byers was booked into jail for indecency with a child/sexual contact. Byers is on the junior high coaching staff at Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District, according to the district's website.

Byers was released from jail Friday on $20,000 bond.

“Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District has received question involving one of it’s teachers, Mr. Carl Byers, which involves allegations of violation of district policy," Dr Kay Handlin, the district's superintendent, said in a statement. "This is a personnel decision and the district does not elaborate beyond explaining his current employment status, which is administrative leave with pay."

The district is located in Hopkins County about 13 miles southeast of Sulphur Springs.

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