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      Hearing set for school bus sex suspect

      Ricky Parris is charged with first degree child molestation
      A former school bus driver in Putnam County, who is facing a sex related felony charge, has a new court date. Ricky Parris, 52, of Pollock, Mo. is charged with first degree child molestation in connection with incidents that allegedly happened with a child on his bus. According to court papers, the 7-year-old victim told investigators there were three incidents, two of the incidents happened on the school bus. Parris was driving for a contracted bus company, which is no longer handling transportation of students for the Putnam County District. Parris is next scheduled for a preliminary hearing on November 15. He is currently free on bond.Previous stories...Update on alleged child molester - Thursday, September 13, 2012 We are updating the latest information on the case against the man accused of inappropriately touching a student while driving a school bus. Mother mad she wasn't notified about bus driver sex charge - Friday, July 27, 2012The woman learned about the story by watching the evening news on KTVO.Incidents on school bus result in sex charge - Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Pollock man charged with molestation.