EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - More East Texas school districts are ramping up security at their campuses. One district adding armed security guards, and the other allowing teachers to bear arms.
Leverett's Chapel is now the fifth East Texas school district to give specific teachers permission to bear arms in the classroom.
Pine Tree ISD has added security guards and secured school entrances.
All of this, with student safety in mind.
Those four other East Texas school districts that already have weapons on campus are: Union Grove, Van, Westwood, and Cayuga.