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UPDATE: Former teacher to stay in jail until grand jury

U.S. Western District Courthouse
Posted at 9:59 PM, May 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-04 17:25:02-04

UPDATE: Jacob Delapaz will stay in jail until his case is presented to a grand jury.

A detention hearing for a Lafayette Parish educator who is being accused of enticing a minor to make child pornography was held Thursday morning.

Delapaz is accused of enticing a minor to make child pornography.

We'll have more later today on KATC TV3.

Delapaz was fired last week, after a video was circulated online, apparently showing Delapaz saying sexually explicit things to someone he tutors.

As KATC investigates reported last week, Delapaz had previously been disciplined in Arkansas for inappropriate text messages to a student.

Despite that, he was hired in Vermilion Parish, and later by St. Thomas More High School.

For more information on the events leading up to Thursday's detention hearing, click here.