FORT STOCKTON, TX (KWES) - A Fort Stockton ISD teacher accused of hitting a child in the classroom has resigned.
According to the Fort Stockton Pioneer, Kathy Herron, who was a second-grade teacher at Apache Elementary School, resigned last week.
The Fort Stockton Pioneer reported the resignation was accepted during a closed session with the Fort Stockton Independent School District Board.
The Pioneer reported a parent alleged that the child who witnessed the event said Herron struck a classmate in full view of the other students of the class - first in the in the back of head, and then, after spinning the child's chair, the child was slapped in the face.
According to Herron's Facebook page, she was a first-grade teacher with San Angelo ISD from 2006-2013. She was also employed by Ector County ISD from 2001 to 2003.