Lisa Rogers, a guidance counselor at Blanco Middle School in Texas, has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a student. Here’s the full story.
Lisa Rogers, who leads the Blanco Middle School’s guidance and career department, was detained on Tuesday. Rogers, who is a mother, is accused of having an “inappropriate relationship” with a student at the school. Parents were informed with a letter on Wednesday.
‘It is with heavy heart that I am writing to notify you that, yesterday evening, Blanco school officials were notified that Blanco Middle School counselor Lisa Rogers has been arrested and is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
‘There is an ongoing criminal investigation, but we want to assure you that the safety and well-being of all of our students remain our highest priority.
‘We are providing counseling services to students on our high school and middle school campuses, and will do everything we can to support them during this time.
‘Due to the sensitive nature of the allegations and the need to be vigilant in protecting student privacy, there is no further information the District can share regarding this matter.
‘I thank you for your continuing support of our students and our school community.
‘If you have any questions about this, please contact me directly.
‘Thank you very much.’
The district also released a statement on the issue:
‘Blanco Independent School District is aware that Lisa Rogers has been arrested and is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
‘The district can offer no further details, but very much appreciates the respect and care our community has shown for our students and staff during this difficult time.’
Blanco Middle School
Blanco Middle School is located 51 miles north of San Antonio and 50 miles west of Austin.