The trial of Hector Gloria began Monday morning in Taylor County's 350th state district court.
Gloria owns an Abilene roofing business, but he's accused of three child sexual abuse cases.
One of those charges is continuous sexual abuse of a child.
A conviction of that charge carries a minimum sentence of 25 years in prison.
Gloria is also charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.
For more headlines and weather, watch the embedded webcast.