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East Prairie pastor faces new sodomy charge

Kenneth N. Allen (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept.) Kenneth N. Allen (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept.)
Beth Lynnette Allen (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept. Beth Lynnette Allen (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Dept.
CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) -

An East Prairie pastor who is facing child pornography and sodomy charges now faces an additional sodomy charge.

Kenneth Allen had preliminary hearing scheduled at 1:30 p.m. in Mississippi County. He waived that hearing and is due back in court on July 10.   The judge may set his bond before the next court date.

Also, a new sodomy charge was filed against Kenneth Allen on Thursday.  He is due back in court on July 11 to  for that charge.

Kenneth Allen's wife Beth was also in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing. That was continued until July 18.

Beth Lynnette Allen, 36, was charged with the endangering welfare of a child-1st Degree.

Her husband, Kenneth Neal Allen, 36, was originally charged with three counts of first degree statutory sodomy and possession of child pornography.

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