HOUSTON – A Houston ISD middle school teacher has been charged with exposing himself to a student.

The Hogg Middle School teacher, identified as Thomas Wright Jr., was arrested and charged with indecent exposure. The alleged offense occurred when the teacher exposed himself to a student walking to a different school.

HISD Police arrested Wright on Thursday.

“HISD takes situations such as this very seriously, as the safety of our students is always the district’s top priority,” HISD officials said.

District officials said the employee has been reassigned off campus as police continue their investigation.