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Former Memorial High School assistant coach sentenced for having an improper relationship with a student

A former Memorial High School assistant coach was sentenced Monday for having an improper relationship with a student.

Former coach Kip McFarlin struck a plea deal with the District Attorney's Office.  He plead guilty to one count of sexual assault of a child and one count of improper relationship between an educator and a student.

McFarlin received 8 years on both charges to be served concurrently.

He was taken into custody after being sentenced by Drug Impact Court Judge Larry Judge Gist.

According to 12News file stories, McFarlin was an assistant coach and teacher at Memorial High School in Port Arthur.  McFarlin has also been an assistant baseball coach at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, coached at Nederland High School and was head baseball coach at Orangefield High in the past.


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