Former Irvin teacher suspected of having improper relationship with student
EL PASO, Texas —
A former high school teacher and coach accused of having an improper relationship with a student; has been booked into the El Paso county jail after being taken into custody in Kansas, court records show.
Bryan Everett Stewart, 34, had been listed as part of El Paso Crimes Stoppers most-wanted fugitives.
Stewart was arrested this month near Independence, Kansas.
A spokesperson with the El Paso Independent School District confirmed that Stewart was a health teacher and girls' track coach at Irvin High School, but resigned April 20.
An arrest warrant was issued for Stewart’s arrest on July 24 after an investigation revealed the improper relationship with the student happened during his time at Irvin High School.
On Aug. 1, the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force got information that Stewart had left El Paso and was working in Kansas.
Investigators requested the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service in Kansas and officers located Stewart as he left for work on U.S. Highway 75.
Court records show Stewart was booked in El Paso on Wednesday.
His bond was set at $25,000 for each of the two counts he faces of improper relationship between educator and student.