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A 32-year-old youth pastor at a Houston-area church was behind bars Friday, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.

Chad Foster is charged with sexual assault of a child. According to court documents, Foster met the girl over the summer, while working as a high school youth pastor at the Community of Faith Church on Becker Road in Cypress.

The victim told investigators that she and Foster immediately became friends, and at some point, they exchanged phone numbers. She said they would communicate regularly via text messages.

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