Riverside Middle School Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting A 13-Year-Old Student
35-year-old Riverside Middle School teacher and coach, Adam Lee Newport, is in the El Paso County Jail on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student. Newport allegedly exposed himself to a 13-year-old female student and forced her to touch him over the course of a year.
El Paso Police say they recovered photos Newport allegedly sent to the victim via text messages. The complaint affidavit says the photos allegedly show Newport's penis. He also allegedly messaged the victim that there were still many sexual acts he wanted to do with the victim. When the victim asked Newport to stop touching her, Newport allegedly told the victim "he had control of the grade book and not to try him."
The Ysleta Independent School District says they have strict policies in place regarding inappropriate relationships between employees and students. They said Newport is no longer an employee of the district, and directed any other inquires to the El Paso Police Department.
If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call the Crimes Against Children unit of El Paso Police Department at (915) 838-0049.