A North Texas teacher is accused of several incidents of possible indecency with a child, Hurst police say.
Angel Omar Sales, 25, was arrested Aug. 10 at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport by customs authorities and taken into custody of D/FW Airport police.
Sales, a third grade teacher at Bellaire Elementary School, was placed on administrative leave by the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District when the allegations surfaced on May 21, police said.
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Texas Child Protective Services investigated, along with Hurst police, and two probable cause warrants were obtained for indecency with a child/fondling, police said.
Investigators said the alleged incidents may have involved students at Sales' school.
Sales was released after posting $20,000 bond.
Sales is the third HEB educator accused of inappropriate behavior with a child in the last 12 months. In August 2014, junior high teacher Timothy Flasik was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault of a child. In July 2015, he pleaded guilty and will be sentenced Aug. 28.
Last month, elementary school principal Oscar Figueroa was charged with soliciting a minor online. Figueroa pleaded not guilty and a pre-trial hearing is set for next month.
Regarding Sales, the HEB ISD released the following statement Tuesday:
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