Cypress Falls HS teacher accused of keeping son in trunk at COVID test site to avoid exposure by him

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Cy-Fair ISD teacher is accused of locking her 13-year-old lad successful the trunk of her moving conveyance this week astatine a COVID-19 drive-thru investigating tract due to the fact that she didn't privation to beryllium exposed to him, charging documents state.

The schoolhouse territory confirmed Friday that the teacher, 41-year-old Sarah Beam, had a warrant issued for her arrest. She has been an worker with Cy-Fair ISD since 2011, astir precocious teaching astatine Cypress Falls High School.

Deputies with the Precinct One Constable's Office attempted to apprehension Beam astatine her location successful Jersey Village Friday night. The constable's bureau declined to accidental wherefore deputies near Beam's location without taking anyone into custody.

Beam's tribunal documents authorities her complaint arsenic felony endangering a child.

According to the documents, Beam had driven to the Pridgeon Stadium investigating tract connected Monday, Jan. 3, erstwhile the Cy-Fair ISD manager of wellness services, who was moving the drive-thru, saw Beam's conveyance with the teen successful the trunk. Beam was said to person acknowledged to the manager that her lad was successful the trunk owed to him having been tested affirmative for the coronavirus.

The documents authorities Beam kept him determination to forestall her from getting exposed portion driving her kid to the stadium for further testing.

"That's sick. That's terrible. You don't enactment anybody successful a trunk," said Scott Weaver.

Investigators went connected to authorities that the wellness idiosyncratic asked Beam to spot the child. Beam unlatched the trunk, and helium was lying down inside, without immoderate information restraints. The idiosyncratic past told Beam nary investigating would beryllium done until the kid moved into the backmost spot of the vehicle.

"I don't sympathize with that astatine all," said Claud Green, a father. "I would person each my children close successful beforehand of my car. If I got it, I got it. If I didn't, I didn't. My kids travel first."

Cy-Fair ISD constabulary were past called to the trial site. Surveillance video shows the kid got retired of the trunk and moved to the backmost seat.
CFISD said instrumentality enforcement conducted a afloat investigation, resulting successful a warrant for Beam's arrest. The territory added that the kid was not harmed.

Beam is presently connected administrative leave.

"She's a teacher? I'd rip her licence from her successful 5 minutes," Weaver said. "That's not caring for children."

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