By Jack Douglas Jr. & Jason Allen | CBS 11 News |By Jason Allen

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ALVARADO (CBS11 I-TEAM) – A CBS 11 I-Team report has triggered an internal investigation into how a popular North Texas youth coach was treated once a police captain accused her of cussing at him.

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The Alvarado City Council met in closed session Monday night with Capt. Gary Melson and his boss, Police Chief Brad Anderson, to discuss the jailing of Jessica Curs, a winning coach of third-grade girls in Burleson.

Curs was issued an arrest warrant, and spent six hours behind bars, two months after Melson accused her of calling him a dirty name, and then said she attempted to flee from him.

Johnson County Attorney Bill Moore said last week he was preparing to charge Curs with evading arrest, a Class A misdemeanor, but dropped the case after learning details uncovered by the I-Team.

That investigation drew into question whether Melson ever attempted to take Curs into custody, while off duty and in civilian clothes, during a girls’ basketball game between Alvarado and Curs’ team from Burleson.

In exclusive interviews with the I-Team, Curs said she did nothing wrong, and a referee said he saw nothing to merit police action.

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During its regular city council meeting Monday night, the mayor and council members went into executive session. They were followed into a back room by Melson and his chief.

They emerged from the closed-door session about 40 minutes later and all – but Melson- returned to council chambers, where Mayor Dewayne Richters announced that “no action” had been taken in the personnel matter.

The Alvarado City Manager’s Office told the I-Team that Melson is the focus of a dual internal investigation, conducted by the town and its police department, and that Melson remained on active duty.

The internal investigation is expected to be concluded soon, the city said.

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