Former Odessa teacher to be featured on “In Pursuit with John Walsh”

“In Pursuit with John Walsh” will feature former Odessa teacher and fugitive Jesus Rafael Martinez on its next episode airing at 9 p.m. Sept. 8 on Investigation Discovery and streaming on discovery+, a press release detailed.

Jesus Rafael Martinez, a former teacher at Bonham Middle School, is wanted for sexually assaulting one of his students. Martinez reportedly may be in the El Paso area.

Martinez’s segment will be featured in one of In Pursuit’s “15 Seconds of Shame” segments, a tool in John Walsh’s arsenal that allows for additional fugitives to be shown to a national platform.

The “15 Seconds of Shame” video can be seen at

Viewers with any information on Martinez’s whereabouts are encouraged to text or call the call center at 1-833-3-PURSUE or to submit online at the dedicated hub at