MEXICO, Mo – An arraignment hearing is scheduled in the case of a Mexico, Missouri band director.

According to a probable cause statement, Robert Cortez, 43, was the subject of a child abuse investigation after a 17-year-old student at Mexico High School reported being touched in a sexual manner by Cortez. School officials say Cortez admitted to giving the student a ride but denied any sexual contact.

An arraignment trial today is scheduled for 9 a.m. in Mexico.

Possible revocation of bond is also being considered by the court.