Girls’ soccer coach at Cleburne High accused of having an ‘improper relationship’ with a student

Posted Thursday, May. 16, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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The girls soccer coach at Cleburne High School was in the Johnson County Jail on Wednesday night, accused of having a sex with a female student.

Christopher William Francis, 27, of Flower Mound was arrested Tuesday, Cleburne police said in a news release.

Police school officials notified them about an investigation regarding “allegations that he engaged in sexual contact with a female student.”

Francis faces a charge of improper relationship between educator and student, a second-degree felony that carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

Bail was set at $40,000, according to jail records.

Cleburne Superintendent Tim Miller issued a statement Wednesday that Francis had resigned as head coach of the high school’s girls soccer program and teacher of audio-visual and animation classes.

Bill Miller, 817-390-7684

Twitter: @Bill_MillerST

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