Roger’s High School Teacher of the Year, Steven Kalble was arrested Monday by Newport Police on a charge of Second Degree Sexual Assault.

According to the police report, Kalble sent inappropriate messages to a 16 yr-old female student back in March with one message saying “I love you”, which Kalble maintains was taken out of context.

Kalble, 66, did not enter a plea at arraignment and has been released on a $50,000 bail, he is due back in court on July 25th.

Kalble has been placed on administrative leave according to Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain.

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