Baptist pastor charged in prostitution sting, resigns from Texas church

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Baptist Pastor Charged In Prostitution Sting, Resigns From Texas Church

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A Texas pastor was arrested after deputies said he paid $80 to an undercover sheriff's deputy for sexual activities.

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Eddie Hilburn, of the Woodland First Baptist Church in Montgomery County, Texas, was arrested Wednesday and charged with prostitution, according to KTRK.

"I can tell you now that Eddie has resigned and his resignation has been accepted. Please pray for Eddie, Lisa and his family. We are committed to helping them all move forward in the best way possible," the church said on its Facebook page.

The church's website said Hillburn, 52, joined their organization in 2012, but the information has since been removed.

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