East Texas superintendent reinstated, resigns following investigation

HARLETON, Texas (KETK) - A school district in East Texas announced Wednesday the resignation of their superintendent after he was reinstated following an investigation.

Action had been taken against Harleton ISD Superintendent Dr. Greg Coleman at a school board meeting on February 20. He was placed on leave during the investigation, however, the school district never released a reason for their decision.

In the most recent release, the school board cited a difference in philosophy. 

However, recognizing that he and the Board have differing leadership philosophies moving forward, Dr.
Coleman has announced his resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Harleton Independent School District.  An agreement has been reached which allows Dr. Coleman the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another Superintendent.  The Board and Dr. Coleman have entered into the Agreement believing it is in their respective best interests and in the best interests of the District.

The school board will soon begin its search for a new superintendent as not to disrupt the district's operations. Tina Cox is the current acting superintendent.

Coleman had been the superintendent for the school district since 2007.

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