Eagle Pass manager arrested on way out
Sara Inés Calderón: Express-News
"Once the investigation was completed, it was an easy decision," said Mayor Chad Foster, who made the motion to set Glen Starnes' pre-termination hearing for next Tuesday.
Less than 45 minutes after the council ended its closed-door session to debate Starnes' termination, police arrested him, charging him with fraudulently getting a government job, Maverick County Sheriff Tomas S. Herrera said. He was released on $5,000 bail.
Starnes had admitted to lying — "fluffing," in his own words — on his resume and the council initiated an investigation into his past in mid-December. The vote Tuesday suspended him without pay and the council can vote to terminate him at next week's meeting.
However, after the public learned of repeated fabrications on his resume, the council was pressed to remove Starnes. Hired in July for $85,000 a year, Starnes said: