Ex-Texas Youth Minister Sentenced For Sexual Assault Of A Child

HOUSTON (April 4, 2013)—Chad Foster, 34, of Cypress, a former youth minister at a Houston-area church, has been sentenced to five years in prison for having sex with a 16-year-old girl.

A judge in Houston sentenced Foster, who earlier pleaded guilty to sexual assault of a child and online solicitation of a minor.

Investigators say Foster met the girl in 2011 when he worked at Community of Faith Church.

The teenager told investigators Foster texted her numerous times and also told her not to tell anyone that the pair had a sexual relationship.

Foster later resigned from the church.

Foster agreed to a plea deal last summer.