Stinnett Teacher Accused of Improper Relationship Surrenders
A teacher with PSP-CISD has turned herself in to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office following an indictment.
Kaylyn Paige Miller, 30, was indicted on June 30 by a Moore County grand jury on a charge of Improper Relationship Between Educator/Student. This offense, under Texas law, carries a punishment of up to 20 years in TDCJ and a fine of up to $10,000.
Miller is listed as a teacher at West Texas Middle School on the school's website. The offense is listed as having taken place on 1/10/2022 on Miller's booking and her bond has been set at $50,000.
She will appear in 316th District Court for her arraignment on July 27.
We reached out to Jamie Copley, the new superintendent of PSP-CISD, for comment and will update when one is provided.
As defined in the Texas Penal Code under Section 21.12. IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EDUCATOR AND STUDENT.
(a) An employee of a public or private primary or secondary school commits an offense if the employee:
- engages in sexual contact, sexual intercourse, or deviate sexual intercourse with a person who is enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school at which the employee works;
- holds a certificate or permit issued as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 21, Education Code, or is a person who is required to be licensed by a state agency as provided by Section 21.003(b), Education Code, and engages in sexual contact, sexual intercourse, or deviate sexual intercourse with a person the employee knows is:
(A) enrolled in a public primary or secondary school in the same school district as the school at which the employee works; or
(B) a student participant in an educational activity that is sponsored by a school district or a public or private primary or secondary school, if:
(i) students enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school are the primary participants in the activity; and
(ii) the employee provides education services to those participants; or
- engages in conduct described by Section 33.021, with a person described by Subdivision (1), or a person the employee knows is a person described by Subdivision (2)(A) or (B), regardless of the age of that person.
.This is a developing story and will be updated as more details are available