Courtesy Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office


A Nacogdoches man was arrested and charged with a felony for allegedly intentionally setting a house on fire.

Naaron Bryton Hood, 28, was booked into the county jail Friday evening on a first-degree felony for arson. His bond was set at $30,000 for the single charge, and he was still incarcerated as of Saturday morning, according to jail records.

Nacogdoches police and firefighters were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of Quail Ridge Drive around 6 p.m. Friday.

“Through investigation it was found a known person intentionally set the fire and cause substantial damage,” according to the department.

Hood was arrested without incident, according to the records, which indicated the fire was believed started around 5:30 p.m.

The damaged home is listed as Hood’s residence.

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