Midland Teacher Arrested for Improper Relationship with Student

Kenzi Friday
Kenzi Friday

MIDLAND - NewsWest 9 has just learned that a Midland ISD teacher has been arrested and charged with having an Improper Educator/Student Relationship.

On Thursday, MISD officials contacted the Midland Police Department after a teacher reported possible inappropriate activity between a student and a teacher.

23-year-old Kenzi Friday was arrested after an investigation. She is accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old male student. The relationship took place between the start of the school year through the beginning of April at a Midland home.

MISD says that Friday submitted her resignation Friday morning.

"These are very serious allegations and the entire situation is upsetting to us all," MISD Superintendent Dr. Sylvester Perez said in a news release. "We fully support the investigation and await more information from local law enforcement."