Tag: paid administrative leave

Superintendent investigation nears $8,000

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The law firm hired to investigate up to 64 allegations levied against suspended San Benito CISD Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón resumed work in the probe during the month of January—this after no reported activity occurred in December 2013. The school district was charged $1,162.50 for investigative work …

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Board OKs extension, raise for Dr. Cantu

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ismael Cantu received a three-month contract extension at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Cantu also received a $50 raise, bringing his total pay per day to $550. The contract was approved by a 4-0 vote. Voting in favor of the extension were …

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Board to mull interim super contract Tuesday

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Time is nearly up on San Benito CISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Ismael Cantu’s contract as the Board of Trustees must decide whether to keep his services while an investigation into the district’s suspended superintendent, Antonio G. Limón, remains ongoing. A regular meeting of the San Benito CISD Board …

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Over $6K spent on Limón probe thus far

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The San Benito Consolidated Independent School District spent nearly $4,000 in legal fees for work conducted in November in the investigation into suspended Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón. Guerra and Farah PLLC, the Houston-based law firm the SBCISD Board of Trustees hired to conduct the probe at a …

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PROBE PROGRESS: District releases second bill in Limón investigation

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Work completed in the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees investigation into suspended Superintendent of Schools Antonio G. Limón appeared minimal during the month of October, at least according to an invoice submitted by the law firm hired to conduct the probe. In the service summary …

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FD lieutenant on leave following arrest

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com A San Benito Fire Department lieutenant remains on paid administrative leave following his arrest for family violence, a charge which stems from allegations that he stomped on his common-law wife’s hand. “There was a complaint filed and action has been taken on him right now, but I’m not sure …

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Status of Limón probe unknown; trustees stress urgency

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com After months of infighting and internal conflict, members of the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees have come to a consensus on at least one thing: No one seems to know what’s going on concerning the investigation into Antonio G. Limón, who remains on paid leave as Superintendent of …

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WHO WILL LEAD? Permanent superintendency remains in limbo

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The common theme concerning the future of the San Benito CISD superintendent position, at least according to two members on the Board of Trustees, is uncertainty. As an investigation remains pending into matters she said are of “concern,” Board Secretary June Aguilera said on Tuesday she was “not sure” …

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CONSIDER THIS: Evaluating the Board of Trustees

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The events that transpired in San Benito this week exhibited the best and the worst of what this community has to offer. It appeared as though one day we were all jumping for joy in celebration of another appearance of the San Benito Lady ’Hounds in the Elite Eight …

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