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      Columbia minister faces sex charge

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The pastor of a Columbia church has been arrested and charged with having sex with a teen.

      Fifty-one-year-old Willie Lee Marvin Sr. is charged with criminal sexual conduct, producing, promoting or directing a sexual performance by a child and voyeurism.

      Marvin is a pastor at New Life World Ministries. It was not clear if he has a lawyer.

      A police report says the 15-year-old victim told police that Marvin also sent sexually explicit text messages and an obscene photo on a phone Marvin had given her.

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