Texas Church burned by arsonists to rebuild

(TYLER, TX) KSLA – An East Texas Church destroyed by arsonists now has the go ahead to rebuild.

The First Church of Christ Scientist in Tyler was one of the 10 churches intentionally set on fire this past January and February.

The Church was originally build back in the 1940's and builders say its solid construction kept much of the structure from being destroyed.

The men accused of starting the fire, Jason Borque and Daniel McAllister, remain in the Smith County Jail charged with arson.