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Midland ISD Substitute Teacher Arrested For Inappropriate Touching of Elementary Students

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND – A Midland ISD substitute teacher has been arrested in relation to inappropriate touching of elementary students in his care.

Midland ISD Superintendent, Dr. Ryder Warren, said in a press release to NewsWest 9, "Upon an outcry by students, Midland ISD, MISD PD, and Midland PD partnered together today (Thursday) to ascertain the facts and this individual has been detained."

According to Midland Police, that individual has been identified as 62-year-old Juan Leovardo Melendez.

Melendez has been charged with indecency with a child.