Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Puyau placed on administrative leave

Posted at 7:57 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-30 19:09:19-04

The Vermilion Parish School Board has decided to place Superintendent Jerome Puyau on administrative leave following a meeting concerning his "Character and competence. 

Puyau will be placed on leave with pay pending the outcome of an investigation. He is ordered not to return on school board premises until the investigation is over. 

Paul Hebert has been named interim superintendent until the board meets again next week. 

KATC’s Justice Henderson will have a full recap of this story tonight at 10.