AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — An Amarillo High School coach has been arrested.
According to Amarillo Police, Kevin Ufford is charged with Improper Relationship Between Educator/Student.
Ufford was arrested late Tuesday afternoon.
Last week, MyHighPlains.com was first to report that an Amarillo ISD employee was being investigated by AISD for inappropriate behavior. It was later confirmed to us through APD that the employee was a coach at Amarillo High School.
Amarillo ISD released the following statement regarding the arrest, saying:
“The District remains extremely concerned about the allegations first reported last week which have now resulted in the arrest of an employee. We will continue to cooperate fully with investigators.”Amarillo ISD
Parents with students at Amarillo High School were notified of the incident by an automated message. MyHighPlains.com exclusively obtained the recording from a parent. Listen to it below:
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