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William Dugat, the eighth-grade principal at Lufkin Middle School, has been placed on administrative leave after he made a comment on Facebook about illegal immigrants.

“We do not support or condone his actions or comments,” Sheila Adams, Lufkin ISD executive director of communications and public relations, said. “He has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation of the incident.”

Grace Juarez's email address is gjuarez@lufkindailynews.com.