AUDRAIN COUNTY, MO – A former teacher in Audrain County convicted for sexual contact with a student may be returned to confinement.

Robert Cortez pleaded guilty in 2017 to two counts of sexual contact of a student by a teacher. The sentence was suspended, March of 2018, in favor of probation. A sentencing hearing Monday follows a probation violation hearing from July 2019.

The hearing is at 1:15 p.m. in Audrain County.