Former Texarkana teacher arrested for alleged sexual assault

Edward Hernandez, 25
Edward Hernandez, 25(Texarkana Arkansas Police Department)
Published: Apr. 1, 2022 at 2:52 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - A former first-year teacher at Texarkana Arkansas High School has been arrested on four counts of sexual assault.

Edward Hernandez, 25, is now out on a $50,000 bond. Police say they began investigating the case in Feb. 2022 and made the arrest this week.

Officials say the alleged victim was a student and the incidents apparently occurred on school property. A school spokesperson said Hernandez resigned from teaching on Feb 28.

Officials say, at this time, they do not believe there are any other victims.

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