In the small Ellis county town of Maypearl, the community is calling upon the healing power of prayer.
The Maypearl City Council held a special session on Saturday to talk about what action, if any, they could take against former police Chief Kevin Coffey.
Coffey remains in jail on $350,000 bond on four felony sex charges involving the girl.
A former North Texas police chief woke up in jail Thursday morning, after being arrested and charged for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl.
Former Maypearl Police Chief Kevin Coffey surrendered himself on Wednesday shortly after investigators with the Texas Rangers filed four warrants based on child sex charges.
Kevin Coffey turned himself in to the Ellis County Detention Center Wednesday.
DA Patrick Wilson says it will take weeks to investigate chief Kevin Coffey for his alleged contact with as many six underage girls.
Brittanie Lyon says she first met Maypearl Police Chief Kevin Coffey four years ago, when he was a sergeant and she was 18.
North Texas police Chief Kevin Coffey has been put on administrative leave while investigators look into his contact and interactions with an underage girl.
Five separate crashes between 11:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. kept emergency crews busy, and left several individuals either dead, injured or behind bars.
It was March 20, and Jeri Whitener was sitting in her rural Ellis County home, when she heard someone enter a door.
Two people are dead after a gun battle at a Maypearl home, in Ellis County.