The Lufkin branch of the NAACP is investigating allegations of racial discrimination by the Lufkin school district.

The Rev. Sylvester McClain, president of the NAACP’s Lufkin branch, states in a letter to the school district that the organization is looking into allegations of employment discrimination against Black staff, Black students in lack of role models, treatment, funding programs of support for them and disproportionate discipline.

Grace Juarez's email address is grace.juarez@lufkindailynews.com.