Mesquite Police Arrest Coppell Pastor

 Jason Thomas
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MESQUITE (1080 KRLD) - Police in Mesquite have arrested an Associate Pastor at the Valley Ranch Baptist Church in Coppell.

Police say Jason Thomas, age 40, is accused of having sexual contact with a girl under the age of 14. He's charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Mesquite Police are not saying if the girl has a connection to the church.

They are asking anyone who may have information about any other offenses involving Thomas to contact Investigator T. Rountree at 972-329-8303.