Lake Worth, Texas – On Friday, the Lake Worth Independent School District said that a first-grade teacher had been arrested after being accused of acting inappropriately with a student.
The school district made the announcement of the arrest of a teacher at Miller Language Academy known as Mario Pureco Razo public through a message that was posted on Twitter.
“Although the District has not reached any conclusion as to his guilt or innocence related to the allegations, he is no longer employed with the District,” the statement reads. “At this time, we are not aware of any complaints of a similar nature related to any other student, and he was no longer in the classroom as of October 21, 2022.”
— Lake Worth ISD (@LakeWorthISD) November 4, 2022
The Lake Worth Independent School District has indicated that they have completely complied with the requests of Child Protective Services and the Fort Worth Police Department to not announce information prior to an arrest.
Further details were not made public.
If you are interested in learning more about this case, you can contact the district’s communication department at 817-306-4212 or Detective Inman from the Fort Worth Police Department at 682-382-1511.