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Former Ingram teacher accused of improper teacher/student relationship faces 5 new charges

Former Ingram ISD Ag teacher Tyler Ray Maltsberger has been charged with 5 new crimes, according to Kerr County court records, and sits in Kerr County Jail tonight on $115,000 total in bonds.

According to court records, this brings the total of charges to six 2nd degree felonies involving students and/or children, with offense dates ranging from May, 2015 through March of 2018.

The new charges, dated August 20th, include one count of Sexual Assault of a Child, two counts of Indecency W/Child Sexual Contact and two counts of Improper Relationship Between Educator/Student. The bonds for each count range from $20,000 to $30,000 each.

Maltsberger was initially indicted back on April 19th of one count of Improper Relationship Between Educator/Student. Jail records show that he was booked on April 23rd at the Gillespie County Sheriff Office and posted a surety bond of $100,000 the same day.

A few days prior, Ingram Police Department sent out a press release on April 19th, that stated, “Due to an on-going investigation regarding possible additional charges, the Ingram Police Department will not be making any further comments other than what is contained within this press release.” Four months later, we now know what those charges are. You can read the original article here.

All six charges are 2nd degree felonies, which in the state of Texas, carry penalties ranging from 2-20 years each, if convicted.

Maltsberger’s attorney is listed as John Matthews. The district attorney is listed as 216th DA, Lucy Wilke. A jury trial is scheduled for January 22, 2019. HCBN will keep you updated with any new developments.


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