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Pastor indicted on child pornography related charges

LUBBOCK, TX - A federal grand jury indicts a former Lubbock pastor for his alleged involvement in child pornography.

Fifty-seven year old Dean Richard Tarkington, who was arrested last month, is indicted on two counts of attempted enticement of a child, two counts of attempted production of child pornography, and two counts of attempted possession of child pornography.

If convicted on all counts, Tarkington would face up to life in prison and a $2.25 million dollar fine.

Tarkington was pastor of Word of Faith Christian Center in Lubbock Texas.

More on this story at http://lubbockonline.com/stories/010710/loc_543692220.shtml