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Pastor Arrested

East Texas Pastor Arrested

By Lynne Sullivant

An East Texas pastor is arrested on charges of indecency with a child.

Billie Lewis Minson, 56, was in Austin visiting family, where Austin police say he allegedly molested a 12 year old female family member he shared a bed with at a LaQuinta.

According to Austin police, when she returned home she told her mother she woke up to Minson abusing her.Police will not release her relationship to Minson or her name, due to her age.

Minson is currently still a pastor at the First Baptist Church of Swan, just north of Tyler.He was released on 60 thousand dollars bond.