Embattled Leon Valley councilman seeks TRO against city

Benny Martinez accused of sexual harassment

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

LEON VALLEY, Texas - An embattled Leon Valley city councilman accused of sexual harassment is seeking a temporary restraining order against the city he serves. 

Benny Martinez and his attorney went before a Bexar County district judge Thursday with the legal request.

The TRO request comes days before the city has scheduled a meeting to hear the allegations against Martinez and decide what happens next.

An investigation took place after several city staff and a councilwoman accused Martinez of sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment. 

Martinez says he's innocent and is the victim of a plan by the city manager to boot him off city council.

A hearing on the restraining order is scheduled for Monday morning. 

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