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Port Arthur man arrested for setting mother's house on fire
Port Arthur fire investigators arrested a man accused of setting his mother's house on fire while she was inside.
Investigators say Gary Thomas set the fire at the home in the 4600 block of Forest Drive just before 8 p.m. on October 3.
Thomas lives in a detached garage apartment on the property.
Investigators say a fire was set inside the garage and at the back door of the main house.
Thomas' mother was home at the time but was not injured.
Thomas' bond is set at $50,000.