2014-04-04 06:23:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Beaverton, OR) -- A Beaverton teacher is in trouble with the law after being accused of harassing a student in his class. Forty-year-old Larry Coates, who's a band teacher at Whitford Middle School, is alleged to have made unwanted physical contact during a confrontation yesterday with the student, though the contact was not sexual in nature. Coates was booked on two counts of harassment. He's now free on his own recognizance.