Ex-Bastrop teacher gets 15 years for sex assault

Social Studies teacher pleaded guilty to sex crimes

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) – A former 6th grade teacher was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to two charges of aggravated sexual assault.

Arthur Reyes, 61, was arrested in 2012 after a student came forward with allegations of sexual assault. During the investigation, a second victim came forward saying Reyes also assaulted him.

One of the victims told authorities that Reyes assaulted him for more than 5 years.

Reyes taught social studies at Bastrop Intermediate School.

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