During his initial hearing, Jessie Grimes pleaded not guilty and reported that he would be hiring private counsel.
According to court records, a final pretrial conference is scheduled for May 2, and a jury trial is tentatively scheduled for May 17.
The court also issued a no-contact order, which prohibits Grimes from having contact with any anyone under the age of 18, including both alleged victims.
The defendant remains incarcerated in the Harrison County Jail, with bond set at $200,000.
The younger child also witnessed text messages between Grimes and teen, which were reportedly “sexual in nature.” The 10-year-old girl also revealed Jessie Grimes talked to her about sex and showed her pornographic films.