Minister Charged With Sexually Abusing a Child

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A trusted minister in the community has been charged with sexually abusing a child.

Police tell NewsWest 9, 70-year-old Samuel Lyte of Big Spring was not only charged for indecency but also continuing sexual abuse and fabricating physical evidence.

Although we don't know the details of the situation those who know Lyte say he was currently serving as a youth minister at Mount Bethel Baptist Church.

Lyte was turned in to police by a family member.

His bond has been set at $45,000.