Ruben Bergara

Ruben Lee Bergara

A former assistant principal at Ponder Junior High School has been charged with improper relationship between educator/student after he allegedly engaged several times in sexual acts with a student on school property.

Ruben Lee Bergara, 41, turned himself in to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office at about 1:50 p.m. Aug. 31, about five months after the alleged incidents occurred.

BROOKE COLOMBO can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @brookecolombo.

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