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Midland ISD Substitute Accused of Inappropriately Touching Elementary Students

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland ISD substitute teacher is being accused of inappropriately touching elementary students.

62-year-old Juan Melendez was arrested a little after noon on Thursday for indecency with a child.

We're told the alleged incidents happened at Sam Houston Elementary in Midland.

According to Midland ISD Superintendent, Ryder Warren, multiple students told someone what happened.

Warren tells NewsWest 9 that the district, campus police and Midland Police all investigated the case.

Melendez is being held behind bars on a $500,000 bond.

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