Rayna Culver, 45, became the 15-year-old boy’s legal guardian after he was kicked out of a relative’s house.
The married teacher, from New Jersey, is now facing two counts of first-degree aggravated assault, four counts of second-degree sexual assault and two counts of second-degree child endangerment.
New Jersey’s State Board of Examiners also banned her from teaching in the meantime by suspending her licence.
The boy – who cannot be named due to his age – told detectives that once he moved in to the home she started touching him but “he didn’t think anything of it” initially.
Later she took he clothes off when he was falling asleep and performed a sex act on him before engaging in full sex, it is alleged.
“After that first incident, they would engage in sex often,” the documents claim.
“It was to the point where he felt that if he told her to stop she would get mad and kick him out of the house.
“(The victim) told Culver via text message that he didn’t want to have sex any more, and she made it clear that she did not want it to stop.”
The documents add: “(The victim) believed that the purpose of her taking him in was to eventually make sex a part of their relationship.”
“Culver’s potential disqualification from service in the public schools of this State because of her indictment for such serious offenses provides just cause to take action against her certificates,” read the decision against her.
Explicit texts between the pair have also been exposed to the court.
However, Culver denies the charges.
Culver’s attorney Robin Lord has maintained her client’s innocence, saying that the allegations were nothing more than a fictional tale.
“She looks forward to these charges being dismissed,” Lord said. “The state’s theory of the case is a completely fabricated recitation made up by a troubled, young man.
Culver has been on leave from her position at a Trenton middle school—where she first met the teen in 2013 when he was 11—since she was arrested in May of 2017.
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