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Authorities arrest two for TX church fire

TYLER, TX (WAFB) - Two arrests have been made in connection with one of ten confirmed church arsons in east Texas. 

Police have identified the two men as Jason Robert Bourque, 19, of Lindale, Texas and Daniel George McAllister, 21, of Van, Texas. Both men face several arson-related charges.

At a news conference, investigators said the two men are responsible for the fire that destroyed Dover Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas.  It was the first of ten arsons dating back to the beginning of the year.

Each suspect is being held on $10 million bond.

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