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East Texas church fire suspects to plead guilty

Tyler – Two men indicted in a string of arson fires set at churches in East Texas say they will plead guilty next week.

20-year-old Jason Bourque and 22-year-old Daniel George McAllister will appear in court Wednesday.

Bourque was indicted on five counts of arson and three counts of attempted arson. McAllister was indicted on two counts of arson and two counts of attempted arson.

The men were charged in one fire and suspected of setting up to nine others. Nobody was injured in the blazes.