Thursday morning, an eighth grade science teacher at Palo Alto Middle School in Killeen was removed from his classroom and barred from campus pending the outcome of an investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct, according to a press release from the Killeen Independent School District.

The teacher has been placed on administrative leave. KISD officials immediately notified Child Protective Services, and the Killeen Police Department also was notified. KISD said it will work closely, and cooperate fully, with authorities during the investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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