COMO -PICKTON ( KYTX) - A Como-Pickton ISD teacher and coach has been suspended with pay after allegedly inappropriately touching a student.
51-year-old Carl Allen Byers was arrested January 31, 2014 and charged with indecency with a child.
Como-Pickton ISD Superintendent Dr. Kay Handin says the alleged incident occurred on campus. Handin says Byers is a teacher and coach at the Jr. High School , and has been with the district for about a year.
Byers was booked into the Hopkins County Jail and later released on a $20,000 bond.