Principal of Georgetown’s Forbes Middle School replaced

Georgetown ISD's Forbes Middle School. (KXAN File Photo)
Georgetown ISD's Forbes Middle School. (KXAN File Photo)

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — The principal of Forbes Middle School in Georgetown has been removed from his position but school officials cannot elaborate on what spurred the change.

The Georgetown Independent School District says Principal Brian Booker was not terminated, however, he is “no longer assigned” to the school.

In a letter sent home to parents, the district says Rebecca Haynes will serve as interim principal at the school starting Monday. “While privacy laws prevent me from discussing the details of his absence, please know that we are committed to ensuring Forbes students and staff are surrounded with exceptional campus leaders,” wrote Bryan Hallmark, an assistant superintedent with GISD.

Records show Booker was hired to be the school’s principal in the summer of 2015. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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