BIG SPRING, Texas — (Editor's note: The video above is from prior coverage of this story.)
A former Big Spring ISD assistant baseball coach accused of having an improper relationship with a student has been given deferred adjudication probation
Matthew Yanez, 25, was arrested and booked into the Howard County Jail on April 21.
The police department said it was made aware of the allegations on April 17 and reached out to BSISD.
After investigation, a probable cause affidavit was submitted and an arrest warrant was issued. He was charged with improper relationship between educator and student, a felony offense.
Under this deferred adjudication, if Yanez successfully completes 3 years of probation, his charge will be dismissed.
Yanez was previously listed as the assistant head coach of the baseball team on the Big Spring ISD website, but was later terminated.
At the time of his arrest, Big Spring ISD released the following statement on its Facebook page:
This is all the information we have on the situation. We will update this story if new details are released.