Pecos middle school basketball coach resigns

Pecos middle school basketball coach resigns

PECOS, TX (KWES) - A Pecos coach caught with drugs has resigned.

Doug Lane handed over his resignation letter on Wednesday morning.

He had been on administrative leave pending an investigation.

On Tuesday, lane was given several options including getting a different position, suspension, non-renewal and termination.

Lane was an eighth grade basketball coach at Crockett Middle School and a teacher at Bessie Haynes Elementary.

Police received a tip saying the coach possibly had drugs.

He was connected to drugs found in a convenience store and later admitted they were his.

Police say they don't believe lane ever had the drugs on campus.

He will stay on administrative leave until March 14 when his resignation goes into effect.

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