Teacher resigns after parent files complaint

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - A Pine Tree High School teacher has resigned after the parent of a student filed a complaint with the Longview Police Dept alledging improper relationship with an educator and student.

Pine Tree ISD officials conducted a thorough investigation concerning allegations regarding Amy Cashell, a first year family and consumer sciences teacher at Pine Tree High School.  Ms. Cashell is no longer a Pine Tree ISD employee as of February 13, 2009.  The investigation has been turned over to the Longview Police Department and to the Texas Education Agency State Board for Certification.

No charges have been filed at this time. The D.A. will decide what charges, if any, will be made.