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NC pastor, Boys & Girls Club employee faces child sex charges

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KINSTON, N.C. — An employee at the Lenoir County Boys and Girls Club is facing several sexual offense charges involving a child, according to WTVD.

Telas Ray Staten

Telas Ray Staten

Telas Ray Staten, 39, who is also reportedly a pastor at St. Matthews Church of Christ in New Bern, was arrested on Monday.

Staten is charged with statutory sexual offense, indecent liberties with a child and crimes against nature. Officials say the victim was an underage boy.

Staten was placed in the Lenoir County Jail under a $510,000 bond.

Source: WTVD

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