CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Miss. (WJTV) – Authorities with the Copiah County Sheriff’s Office said a middle school teacher was arrested for molestation.

According to investigators, 61-year-old David Farmer was charged with five counts of molestation. They said he is a teacher at Crystal Springs Middle School.

According to Copiah County Sheriff Byron Swilley, the sheriff’s office was notified by the Crystal Springs School District about the incidents. He said the incidents happened on campus and involved a student.

Farmer appeared in court on Wednesday, March 15. His bond was set at $375,000.