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Texas Suspends Coach Chris Beard After Arrest On Assault Charge

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On early Monday, a woman complained to police that he bit and strangled her.

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He was arrested by police on early Monday.

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Chris Beard was suspended from the school without pay until the next notice.

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The Austin police arrested Beard on a complaint by a family and he also mistreated a household member of that family.

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It was first reported to The Austin American- Statesman, a woman told police that he is his fiancee and have been together for six years.

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When asked by police, he had audio recordings of the incident that he is not the primary aggressor.

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But Beard denies sharing them with officers.

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Chris Michael beard was a basketball coach at Austin.