Lamar County couple arrested in alleged child sexual abuse case

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A Lamar County couple is behind bars after deputies say they were involved in a child sexual abuse case.

Authorities say 68 year old Howard Schleh and 67 year old Sharon Schleh, both of Arthur City, were arrested around 11 Wednesday morning.

The Sheriff's Office tells us, Howard Schleh is accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child, and they say it happened multiple times. Deputies say his wife was arrested for knowing about the incidents but not reporting it to authorities.

They're both being held in the Lamar County Jail.