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TEXAS; East Texas church closes after pastor's arrest

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A Southeast Texas church which had its pastor arrested for drug possession and family violence appears to have shut down.

The Galveston County Daily News reports that a bank has foreclosed on the Baypoint Community Church's property in Texas City. The news comes weeks after the church's pastor, Terry Gass, was accused of pushing his girlfriend out of his SUV. Police found him and the SUV in the church's parking lot in November.

While he was being booked at city jail, police say they noticed cocaine wrapped in a dollar bill in his wallet.

Gass then said he was taking a temporary leave of absence, but two associate pastors then resigned.

Gass did not have a listed phone number.