IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – The Irving Police Department has filed additional charges of Indecency with a Child against Charles Barrera, a former Lee Britain Elementary School music teacher.
The additional charges stem from a recent outcry from a 9-year-old victim and happened while Barrera was employed with the district.READ MORE: 2 McKinney Schools Go On Lockdown After Shots Fired Nearby
Additionally, the crime took place during classroom hours and had reportedly occurred during the past few years.READ MORE: College Basketball's NIT To Be Played In North Texas
Barrera was terminated by the school district in 2018 after Irving Detectives filed Indecency with a Child charges in another case.
Barrera has since bonded out on the latest arrest.MORE NEWS: Third Stimulus Check: How Could The Economic Relief Package Put More Money In Your Pocket?
The Irving Police Department is encouraging parents to speak with their children about the dangers of inappropriate contact. Any parent who feels their child may have been touched inappropriately is urged to report the matter to law enforcement.