Former EPISD middle school teacher accused of improper relationship with student

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A former Guillen Middle School teacher and coach is in jail for allegedly having an improper relationship with a student.

According to a news release, Jesus Fernando Sifuentes, 32, is charged with Indecency with a Child and Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student.

Police arrested Sifuentes at his home early Friday morning before booking him into the El Paso County Detention Facility under bonds totaling $100,000.

Sifuentes was first hired by the district in 2008 and again in 2017, district officials tell KTSM. 

According to an EPISD spokesman, he resigned last week and is no longer an employee of the district.

The case remains under investigation.

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