NewsLocal News

Actions

Mart ISD teacher arrested for improper relationship between an educator and student

Conrad Flusche.jpg
Mart ISD
Posted at 10:30 AM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 17:39:43-05

MART, TX — A Mart I.S.D teacher has been arrested for improper relationship between an educator and student.

The City of Mexia said on Jan. 26 Conrad Flusche was arraigned before Limestone County Justice of the Peace Ray Jones on the charge of Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.

They say bond was set at $75,000.

Flusche has not posted bond as of Jan. 27, and remained in detention at the Limestone County Jail.

The City of Mexia will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

The City of Mexia says around 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 24, the Mexia Police Department, with the help of the Texas Rangers, Limestone County Sheriff's Office and Groesbeck Police Department, executed an arrest warrant for Conrad Flusche at a home in Limestone County.

Flusche was taken into custody without further incident and is charged with improper relationship between an educator and student.

According letter from Mexia ISD, the Mexia Police Department informed district administration of a possible incident involving a current Mexia High School student and a former district employee.

83896591_839648136449083_600461884251963392_n (1).jpg

Flusche was placed on paid administrative leave while the school investigated.

Mart ISD sent out a letter to parents stating they were investigating complaints made against a teacher. The letter said, "The school district is cooperating fully with local law enforcement as these allegations are investigated."

The letter did not say what the complaints were but it mentioned "as this is a personnel matter and the complaints are currently under investigation, the district is not able to provide further information at this time. Please be assured that our focus will always remain on the academic and social well-being of your children."

While the school district investigates, Mart ISD classrooms have been staffed with a substitute until more permanent arrangements can be made.