Bowie Junior High Teacher Arrested

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A Bowie Junior High teacher is off the job after being arrested.

The Ector County Sheriff's Department arrested Steven Ray Hernandez last week on a warrant for tampering with a witness.

NewsWest9 has learned that Hernandez was arrested by Odessa Police in June for Indecent Exposure. The incident allegedly happened in May.

Hernandez is a 7th grade history teacher at Bowie. ECISD says the district placed him on paid administrative leave Wednesday when they found out about the arrest.