SSISD Teacher Arrested,
Tuesday Night


by: Bobby McDonald


On Monday, November 19, 2012 the Sulphur Springs Independent School District (SSISD) Police Department notified the Sulphur Springs Police Department that they had information that an educator had been having a relationship with a female student. Special Crimes Unit officers, Lt. Harold McClure and Detective Sergeants Mark Estes and Tony Crouse were assigned to investigate the allegation.

As a result of the investigation, on Tuesday November 20, 2012 at approximately 5:40 p.m., Donnie Merle Martin was taken into custody on a 2nd degree felony offense of having an improper relationship between an educator and an 18 year old student and was transported to the county jail.

Bond was set at $20,000.00.