La Crescent-Hokah School District names new acting superintendent

LA CRESCENT, Min. (WKBT)- The La Crescent-Hokah School District named an acting superintendent during tonight’s school board meeting.

Gary Kuphal will serve as the temporary replacement.

Kuphal is a former middle school principal at La Crescent-Hokah School District.

This comes after superintendent Eric Martinez was arrested in early November for disorderly conduct and domestic assault.

Martinez was booked into the Houston County Jail and released later that afternoon following his first court appearance.

The district had placed Martinez on paid leave while it investigated.

School Board President, Erik Morken confirms that Eric Martinez resigned his employment under mutually agreeable terms.