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Coach investigated for inappropriate conduct resigns
San Jacinto News- Times
COLDSPRING -- Coldspring- Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent LaTonya Goffney announces the resignation of high school coach and speech teacher Dennis Isbell. Isbell was placed on administrative leave on Nov. 11 when school offi cials began an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct of an educator with students. Wayne D. Haglund, COCISD attorney, says, “The investigation will continue notwithstanding the resignation. “Prior to submission of Isbell’s letter of resignation,” Haglund noted, “the school district notifi ed him that its internal investigation would not end with the resignation.” Isbell submitted the resignation on Feb. 4; COCISD board trustees ratifi ed acceptance of the letter in their regular session on Feb. 23. Haglund urges any personhaving information related to the investigation to contact him at (936)639-0007 or by email at whaglund@haglundlaw. com, or to contact COCISD Police Chief Roosevelt Joseph at (936)522-7170.