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Breaking news: Preacher gets life sentence

The Star-News has learned that the local minister arrested last fall for child sex abuse, sodomy and production of obscene material has entered a guilty plea, the district attorney announced in a press conference Friday.

Ralph Lee Aaron, 54, was the pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship at the time of his arrest. He was immediately terminated.

Asron pleaded guilty to one count of sodomy in the first degree and three counts of production of obscene matter involving a child under the age of 17.  Pursuant to his plea agreement with the Aaron received a life sentence on each count.