Rhett Rigby

Rhett Rigby

A former Kearney Junior High teacher is scheduled to appear in a Clay County courtroom Thursday morning.

Court records indicate Rhett Rigby, 26, is accused of maintaining a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student from October of 2012 to May of 2013.

The Oak Grove resident has been charged with a total of ten felonies, including statutory rape, statutory sodomy, tampering with a witness and sexual contact with a student.

Rigby’s hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m.