Man charged in Kemper County arson case

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KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - An arrest has been made in a recent arson case in Kemper County.

37-year-old Delvin Ray Houston was arrested by the Kemper County Sheriff's Department Tuesday.

Houston is charged with Arson and Attempt to Commit Arson. Authorities say the home he burned was on Kelli's Store Road in Kemper County.

At the time of the fire, investigators say, the owner was inside asleep at the time and managed to get out.

Bond was set at $50,000 total.