Guilty pleas from a couple Thursday in connection with a 2009 fatal fire at the Toms River group home they operated. James and Donna Beerman, former principal owners of Neptune-based addiction recovery services "Bright New Horizons,' confessed to knowingly failing to properly equip the home on Lakewood Road with required safety equipment causing the death of 23-year-old Frank Klekner Jr. James Beerman faces five years in prison and Donna Beerman faces a probationary term when sentenced in February.