Former Highland HS teacher charged with inappropriate text with student

Nathan Miller (Source: Sharp County Sheriff's Department)
Nathan Miller (Source: Sharp County Sheriff's Department)

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A former Highland High School teacher was arrested Monday and charged with inappropriate texting with a student.

According to the Sharp County Sheriff's Case Report, 30-year-old Nathan Miller was arrested for exchanging sexual text messages with a female student.

According to the report, the investigation started at the end of October after two reports of inappropriate texting between Miller, who was teaching math, and a student was brought to the principal's attention. The report say Miller resigned his teaching position immediately after that meeting.

The report says police continued to investigate the matter and interviewed the student in November. Police say the student admitted to texting with the teacher, and that she sent sexually explicit texts to him. Police took the student's phone to the Attorney General's Office in Little Rock where they were also able to pull sexually explicit photos the teacher sent the student.

Police say the photos pulled from the student's phone match the statement provided by the student, and the investigation process.

Miller was arrested and charged with one count of engaging children in sexually explicit conduct for use in visual or print medium, a class B felony. He's also charged with one count of sexual indecency with a child, a class D felony.

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