Canton man pleads guilty to federal child porn charge

Canton man pleads guilty to federal child porn charge
Billy Carson (Source: Smith County Jail)

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Canton man has pleaded guilty to possessing a child pornographic image in 2015.

Federal records show Billy Jack Carson, 67, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography on Monday.

According to the indictment, which was entered on Nov. 15, Carson knowingly possess an image of child pornography.

Following the plea, Carson was booked into the Smith County Jail.

The crime carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

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