CLINTON COUNTY, Mo. – A preliminary hearing is scheduled Friday morning for a former part-time teacher accused on multiple counts of exploiting a child.

William Derek Williams, 30, was suspended by the Cameron R-1 School District when officials became aware an investigation by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department. Williams is charged with three felony counts each of possession of child pornography and exploitation of a minor and a charge of statutory sodomy in the second degree.

The docket calls for the hearing to begin at 9:00 a.m.