YISD 5th grade teacher arrested

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An elementary school teacher at Ysleta Independent School District has been arrested and placed on administrative leave.

Jair Olivares is a fifth-grade dual language teacher at Tierra Del Sol Elementary School in east El Paso, according the district website.

Olivares was arrested May 18 for assault causing bodily injury.

The police report states Olivares was arrested for assaulting his wife.

Police responded to a family violence call at a home in the 6400 block of Geyser Drive in the Upper Valley on May 14.

YISD officials released the following statement about Olivares on Wednesday:

“Mr. Jair Olivares, a teacher at Tierra Del Sol Elementary School, is currently on paid administrative leave pending an investigation. Since personnel matters are confidential, Ysleta Independent School District cannot provide further details.”

Jail record show he bonded out the day after he was booked at the El Paso County Detention Facility.

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