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Dunn pastor charged with sexual battery

Posted March 26, 2011 3:53 p.m. EDT

— Benson police arrested a Dunn pastor Thursday on charges of sexual battery, according to jail records.

Paul Burke Johnson, 74, was taken to the Johnston County jail. He posted a $20,000 bond and was released.

A secretary at the Calvary Baptist Church, 283 N.C. Highway 55 in Dunn, confirmed he was a pastor at the church but would not comment further.