Former WFHS head boys’ basketball coach arrested on child pornography charges

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ROCKPORT, Texas (KRIS/KFDX/KJTL) — UPDATE: A former Wichita Falls High School head boys’ basketball coach arrested on charges of child pornography and is in the Aransas County Jail in Rockport.

Mark Malone, 43, has been employed by the Rockport-Fulton district since August 2019 as the girls’ coordinator, head basketball coach and truancy officer for the district.

Malone left WFHS in April 2019 after four seasons at the school.

Malone was immediately placed on administrative leave by the district after he was booked Thursday morning.

Rockport Police Department officers along with Texas Attorney General’s Office Child Exploitation Unit officials investigated Malone and issued a search warrant related to child pornography.

Malone is charged with two counts of possessing child pornography.

Investigators searched Malone’s office and computer at Rockport-Fulton High School with ACISD police and administration. Officers said there is no evidence any ACISD student or child from the Rockport/Fulton area has been victimized.

This is an ongoing investigation, so stay with Texoma’s Homepage for more information.


Original Story: A Wichita Falls High School former head boys’ basketball coach has been arrested on charges related to child pornography.

Mark Malone, 43, has been employed by the Rockport-Fulton district since August 2019 as the girls’ coordinator, head basketball coach and truancy officer for the district.

Malone was immediately placed on administrative leave by the district after he was booked this morning. He remains in Aransas County Jail in Rockport.

Malone left WFHS in April 2019 after four seasons at the school.

Click here for the full information from the KRIS news station.

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