Fort Worth

UNT Health Science Center VP accused of indecency with a child

A vice president at the University of North Texas Health Science Center was arrested Wednesday and accused of indecency with a child, NBC 5 reports.

Stephen Don Barrett, 41, was arrested Wednesday by Fort Worth police, the station reported. He was booked into the Tarrant County Jail and was later released on $10,000 bail.

NBC 5 reported that officials at the Fort Worth medical school said that Barrett, 41, was terminated Wednesday afternoon and that the criminal charge does not involve the school.

Fort Worth police declined to release information on the arrest Thursday.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST