Arkansas teacher arrested on sexual assault charges

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Kenneth Prentice (St. Francis County Jail)

PALESTINE, Ark. — A teacher at a local Arkansas high school was arrested this week on sexual assault charges.

Kenneth Prentice was booked into the St. Francis County Jail just after 2 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree sexual assault.

WREG has confirmed with the Palestine Police Department Prentice was a teacher at Palestine-Wheatley High School.

The circumstances surrounding the arrest have not been released at this time.