Former teacher arrested on assault charge Posted in: News A former Smithville teacher has been charged with sexual assault.Abigail Seidel, 25, of Rosanky, was arrested Sept. 15 for an alleged sexual assault. Seidel was a teacher at Smithville Independent School District.“In August 2022, Smithville Independent School District received information regarding an allegation of inappropriate conduct by a former employee directed toward a minor,” said district officials in a statement. “Smithville ISD promptly reported this concern to law enforcement and to state education certification authorities.”The Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received the same report Aug. 30 of a possible sexual assault of a child involving a former Smithville High School teacher.“During the investigation, it was found that a 16-year-old male student ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!