KYLE, Texas - Hays Independent School District on Wednesday reported a man employed as a high school coach and teacher has been charged with possessing child pornography.
Jonathan Proud was taken into custody at Hays CISD Central Office by Kyle Police Department officers Wednesday morning. Just prior to his arrest, he resigned his coaching and teaching position.
Proud was served with an arrest warrant for one count of possession of child pornography. The district said the case does not involve any Hays CISD students.
District leaders learned from police on Sunday that Proud was being sought. He was placed on administrative leave Monday morning and was not allowed on any campus or near any students.
Proud had been employed as a coach at Lehman High School since August 2016. He was the school’s power-lifting coach and served as interim athletic coordinator.