Former Youth Minister Indicted, Accused of Sexually Abusing Young Girl

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - The former youth minister, who's accused of sexually abusing a young girl, has been indicted.

According to the Big Spring Herald, 70-year-old Samuel Lyte was indicted on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child, aggravated sexual abuse, two counts of indecency with a child and tampering with physical evidence.

Authorities were notified about the abuse after a relative told police he thought Lyte was having an inappropriate relationship with a young girl.

Lyte is still in custody.