Texas men’s basketball coach Chris Beard was arrested Monday morning on a felony domestic violence charge.
Beard, 49, is currently going through the booking process at the Travis County jail, according to Kristen Dark, senior public information officer for Travis County Sheriff’s Office.
Beard was arrested by police in Austin, Texas, and has been booked on a charge of third-degree assault of a family member “impede breath circulation” or strangulation.
BREAKING: University of Texas head men's basketball coach Chris Beard was arrested and charged with assault on a family member early Monday, Austin police confirm. We are attempting to learn more.
— Tony Plohetski (@tplohetski) December 12, 2022
Texas coach Chris Beard was arrested at 4:18 this morning and charged with assault on a family/household member, Austin police confirm to @Stadium. Beard was booked with a third degree felony.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) December 12, 2022