Fifth former Longview ISD employee arrested in connection with mistreatment of child

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 10:42 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 6, 2022 at 3:11 PM CDT
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LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A fifth person has been arrested in connection to the mistreatment of students at J.L. Everhart Elementary in Longview.

Priscilla Rosa Johnson, 56, of Longview, is charged with injury to a child. She was booked in the Gregg County Jail on Tuesday and posted a $7,500 bond.

According to the indictment, Johnson struck a child with a shoe on Sept. 13.

Johnson’s arrest comes on the heels of four other arrests dating back to Friday. Paula Hawkins Dixon, 58, of Longview, is charged with three counts of injury to a child. Cassandra Renee James, 48, of Hallsville, and Linda Kaye Brown Lister, 60, of Longview, are charged with endangering a child. All three were arrested on Friday and have posted bond. Cecilia Gregg, 57, of Longview, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with eight counts of injury to a child.


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