Third grade teacher receives multiple 'inappropriate behavior' allegations

Ringgold Elementary School

A Rio Grande City elementary teacher is suspended after a student raises allegations of inappropriate behavior.

Rio Grande City CISD attorney, Victor Canales confirms Ringgold Elementary School teacher Roel Olivarez has been suspended.

The 3rd grade teacher was sent home two hours after the school's principal received multiple allegations against him on Tuesday, April 30th.

Canales would not go into details but said Olivarez was suspended for inappropriate behavior.

According to Canales, the alleged incident happened on campus and did involve a student or possibly students.

School district police are investigating the incident while Child Protective Services case workers have also been notified.

The case remains under investigation.