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Eagle Mountain-Saginaw instructor accused of having sex with student

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A then career instructor for the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw school district has been jailed in Las Vegas over allegations that he had sex with a student at his Fort Worth home last month.

Fort Worth police began investigating Pablo Parravicini, 34, last month after two students told a Chisholm High School teacher that the alleged victim had gone to Parravicini's house and had sex with him.

The student's mother also notified the school, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

Parravicini was hired by Eagle Mountain-Saginaw in June 2016 and resigned last month after the allegations arose.

He was arrested last week on a warrant alleging improper relationship between educator and student, a second-degree felony. He was being held Monday in the Clark County Jail without bond, jail records show.

Parravicini worked as an instructor in the school district's emergency medical technician program, which is taught at Hollenstein Career and Technology Center.

He was also previously a CrossFit instructor.

Parravicini also worked at MedStar, the area EMS agency, from June 2011 to August 2016, when he left voluntarily, according to MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky.

"As soon as we became aware of the allegations, he was asked to report to Human Resources and he resigned upon initial questioning," district communications director Megan Overman said in a statement Monday afternoon. "We reported the allegation to local authorities and the State Board for Educator Certification ... and have cooperated fully with both agencies."

The alleged victim told Fort Worth police that Parravicini had started inviting her to his home in late January to drink and hang out, the affidavit states.

The teen told police that she went to his home on Feb. 2 and that the two began kissing and had sex.

The girl later told a forensic interviewer that Parravicini told her, "If you tell anyone, I'll go to jail."

That same night, the girl told her mother what had happened, the affidavit states.

When questioned by school officials, the girl initially denied having sex with the teacher. She did so, she told police, "because the suspect said he would kill himself if she told, she felt guilty and that she didn't want her friends to find out," V. Coronado, a detective with the crimes against children unit, wrote in the affidavit.

During an administrative investigation, Parravicini provided a written statement saying that he had texted the teen, allowed her into his home on Feb. 2 and hugged her.

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