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Caldwell High School Teacher Accused Of Having An Improper Relationship With A Student

Photo of Jamie Goforth courtesy of the Burleson County sheriff’s office.


The Burleson County sheriff’s office reported Jamie Goforth was released from jail Sunday afternoon after posting a $10,000 dollar bond.

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A Caldwell High School teacher is on paid leave following her arrest on a charge of having an improper relationship with a student.

The Burleson County sheriff’s office reports 37 year old Jamie Goforth of Caldwell turned herself in on Sunday, two days after an arrest warrant was issued.

According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, they were notified by school officials on February 2 of what their investigation determined was a relationship between Goforth and a 15 year old young man that began in October of 2017.

Goforth remained in the Burleson County jail in lieu of a $10,000 dollar bond.

Caldwell ISD superintendent Andrew Peters issued the following statement:

“Many in our school community have heard of the arrest of Caldwell High School teacher Jamie Goforth.

The incident is being addressed through the court system, and the employee is not currently assigned to duty.

The District holds all employees to a high standard of professionalism.

We will monitor the matter and cooperate with any law enforcement requests throughout this legal process.

Our first priority is to provide a safe learning environment for our students.

Personnel matters are considered confidential, so please understand that we are unable to provide further details regarding this matter.

We thank our entire community for the support of Caldwell ISD and its students.”

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Posted by on Feb 11 2018. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
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