Miguel Angel Yepez, Houston, Texas (arrested Jan 2014)

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    Miguel Angel Yepez, 38, 2nd-grade teacher at Harvard Elementary School, Houston ISD, Houston, Texas, "indecency with a child"

    KHOU: Elementary school teacher arrested for indecency with a child (Jan 7 2014)

    According to a letter sent home to parents, the incident happened three years ago but was just reported in October. Since then, the principal from the school located in the 800 block of Harvard Street says Miguel Yepez has been reassigned to non-classroom duty away from campus. School officials said they are now working to find a replacement for his 2nd grade class.

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    Houston Chronicle: HISD teacher charged with indecency with a child (Jan 7 2014)

    Police said [Miguel] Yepez fondled the girl on several occasions between September 2011 and May 2012 in his second-grade classroom at Harvard Elementary, 810 Harvard. The girl was 8 years old at the time, police said. She told investigators Yepez "made her feel weird" when he touched her, according to court records.
     
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    Click 2 Houston: Elementary school teacher charged with indecency with a child (Jan 7 2014)

    According to the letter, Miguel Yepez, a second grade teacher at Harvard Elementary School, was arrested last week. The charges are related to an incident that took place three years ago. The school said they immediately contacted authorities and re-assigned Yepez to duties away from the classroom until the investigation is over.
     
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    ABC Local KTRK: HISD elementary school teacher charged with indecency with a child (Jan 8 2014)

    HISD will only say the district learned of the indecency allegation in October, though it reportedly happened three years ago. School officials then contacted police, pulled Yepez out of the classroom and reassigned him away from students. He was arrested last week. According to court documents, Yepez inappropriately touched a female eight-year-old student multiple times in his second grade classroom at Harvard Elementary from September 2011 to May 2012.
     
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    Click 2 Houston: Harvard Elementary School teacher charged: Indecency with a child (Jan 8 2014)

    Marcella Pena, says she's not surprised by the arrest. Pena says she lodged three complaints against [Miguel] Yepez with school administrators the year before for what she terms inappropriate conduct involving her daughter, who was a second grader at the school during the 2009-2010 school year.
    • Ms. Pena says she complained to the school's principal after her daughter told her Yepez told her daughter that he was depressed over family problems. “I just felt like when an adult starts talking to a child in this way and tries to earn their trust, their confidence. It just gives me the creeps.” Pena said.
    • She said she complained again about two months later after her daughter overheard Yepez talking about two other students. “My daughter told me that Mr. Yepez was saying certain students in his classroom, second graders...he was saying these little girls were his girlfriends. That didn't seem appropriate to me at all.” Pena told Local 2 News.
    • Later that year, she made a third compliant after he daughter told her Yepez walked into a classroom and began massaging a female teacher's shoulders in front of students.
     
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