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An investigation by the Texas Attorney General's Office Child Exploitation Unit, with assistance from the Port Neches Police Department, has led to the arrest of Port Neches Fire Chief Paul Edward Nelson, 54, on charges related to child pornography, according to Port Neches Police Chief Paul Lemoine,

Lemoine tells KFDM/Fox 4 they carried out a search warrant Wednesday morning and Nelson was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Jail.

Lemoine says Nelson is charged with two counts of Promotion of Child Pornography, a 2nd Degree Felony,

Nelson has been fire chief for a little more than five years.