Tyler pastor arrested on indecency charges


Tyler, Texas

August 4, 2008

Billie Minson

An east Texas pastor is out on bond tonight after being arrested on indecency with a child charges.

Austin police issued an arrest warrant Friday for 56 year old Billie Lewis Minson. Minson allegedly molested a relative at an Austin motel.

Minson is the pastor of First Baptist Church of Swan, located just north of Tyler.

He was taken into custody on Friday.

Layron Livingston, reporting.


See also: East Texas pastor charged with groping girl, Austin American-Statesman, 8/5/2008

SNAP Note: First Baptist Church of Swan is shown as being affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.