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Garrison ISD superintendent resigns

Garrison ISD Superintendent Richard Cooper. (Source: Garrison ISD website) Garrison ISD Superintendent Richard Cooper. (Source: Garrison ISD website)
GARRISON, TX (KTRE) -

The Garrison Independent School District board of trustees has accepted the resignation of its superintendent.

According to a statement released on its Facebook page, Richard Cooper announced his resignation effective June 30 and the board has named former superintendent Arnie Kelley as its interim superintendent.

Kelley will begin serving the district on June 18.

The statement says an agreement has been reached allowing the board to initiate hiring another superintendent and allows Cooper to focus on future employment.

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