Northside High Schools Girls Track Coach Arrested and Faces Charges of Prohibited Sexual conduct With a Student

43 year old Earnest Lazard was arrested Monday October 11, 2021 for prohibited sexual conduct.

Posted: Oct 13, 2021 3:58 PM
Updated: Oct 13, 2021 4:12 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. According to the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's office website, 43 year old Earnest Lazard was arrested Monday October 11, 2021.

He was arrested on charges of prohibited sexual conduct. Lazard was held on a 10,000 dollar bond and records indicate he is no longer in jail.

News15 has reached out to the Lafayette Parish School System for comment and they released the following statement:

I have received your email inquiry. Please be advised that LPSS will not disclose information regarding the private life of our students/staff or any personnel matters. This includes:

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Please note that a change in employment status is reflected
in the minutes of LPSS board meetings which are located online under Board
Docs.

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