Spencer Colt Newton

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A Denton ISD substitute teacher has been arrested for allegedly having an “improper relationship between educator and student,” a second degree felony.

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Spencer Colt Newton, 26, of Lewisville turned himself in to Denton Police on Thursday, July 6 after an arrest warrant for him was issued on June 30.

Newton had been a “long-term” substitute at Ryan High School.

According to the arrest affidavit, there were multiple sexual incidents, including one on school grounds.

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Denton Police received a report about an improper relationship between Newton and a student on May 17.

The principal and several staff members spoke with the responding officer and said Newton had been involved in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student.

At the time of the report, the teacher had already been terminated from his position as a substitute teacher with the Denton ISD.

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Police said during an interview, Newton confessed to having a sexual relationship with the student.