The former owner of a popular haunted house in Tyler is jailed on a child pornography charge.

Derek Ryan Laeapple, 36, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on Aug. 18 and charged with possession of child pornography.

He is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Laeapple is the former owner of the Terror Nights Haunted House on Oakwood Street in Tyler.

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