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Lamar County Man Charged With Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon

    Press Release from Lt. Smith,  Lamar County Sheriff’s Office A Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Detective was traveling north bound on South Collegiate St. in Paris Friday.  As the detective approached the entrance/exit for the Civic Center they observed a dark color Chevrolet HHR traveling at a fast speed ...

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Fifth Circuit Court Gives Harris County A Win

  Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals serves up a win for Harris County Criminal Court at Law Judges. Court Rules: No Right To Affordable Bail, Only Right To Be Heard Within 48 Hours Lakewood, CO (August 16, 2018) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Aug 17)

Paris Police met with a complaint in the lobby of the Police Department who advised that they had received an anonymous phone call and was told that she would receive a gift card if she would pay a one-time fee. The victim gave the person calling the last four numbers ...

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What’s Trending?

Fans of Aretha Franklin pay their respects. Some at her Hollywood Walk of Fame star. A Dallas police officer reportedly was injured and taken to a hospital in a squad car this morning. Officers were dispatched to an armed encounter call on Jim Miller at about 5:30 am. A plain-clothes ...

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Titus County Arrests

Mugshot not availableDeputies arrested 31-year-old Summer R. Sierra, of Winnsboro, in Titus County on a grand jury indictment for Injury to a Child. No bond information was available. Officers arrested 31-year-old Daven T. Shine, of Mt Pleasant, in Titus County for Burglary of Habitation. No other details were released.

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NE Texas Man Captured After Fleeing Courtroom

A man who had just learned from a Bowie County judge that he would be arrested for failing a drug test fled from the courtroom but was soon apprehended. The court bailiff tackled 41-year-old Jeremy Struehrenberg outside the Bi-State Justice Center and he was subdued by officers from multiple police agencies. ...

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No Psychological Problems Found For East Texas Inmate Who Hanged Himself

The Gregg County Sheriff’s office has released a report showing that the inmate who hanged himself in the jail had shown no signs of mental or psychological problems. Officers had arrested 55-year-old Tony Waters for the alleged murders of 51-year-old old Charlie Verdell and 17-year-old Daquan Munson in Tyler. Ladidre ...

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Former North Texas Officer’s Murder Trial Underway

The murder trial for a former Balch Springs Police Officer, accused of killing a teenager, got underway Thursday. Roy Oliver, who is white, reportedly opened fire last year into a moving car filled with five black teens, killing 15-year-old high school freshman Jordan Edwards. Oliver said he fired at the ...

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LeTourneau University – Sports

  Varney Carter, Zachariah Malik, and Alec Weir Named To ASC Men’s Soccer Players To Watch List; LET Picked 11th in Preseason Poll RICHARDSON, Texas – LeTourneau University men’s soccer senior forward Alec Wier along with junior defender Zachariah Malik and sophomore forward Varney Carter were named to the 2018 ...

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TAMUC – Sports

Lion Basketball announces 2018-19 schedules and season tickets. COMMERCE– The schedules for the 2018-19 Texas A&M University-Commerce men’s and women’s basketball schedules have been announced and season tickets are now available for purchase. The Lion hoops teams will host 27 games at the Field House during the 2018-19 season, with ...

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Red Snapper Season Closes

Red Snapper Season Closes in Federal Waters Wednesday, Aug. 22 AUSTIN- The private recreational angler red snapper season in federal waters will close at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22. State waters out to nine nautical miles will remain open. Under an agreement between the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) ...

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Community Calendar

May
2
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
May 2 @ 2:49 am – Aug 29 @ 3:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

May
16
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
May 16 @ 2:49 am – Sep 12 @ 3:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

Jun
13
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Jun 13 @ 2:49 am – Oct 10 @ 3:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

Jun
27
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Jun 27 @ 2:49 am – Oct 24 @ 3:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

Jul
18
Wed
Citizen Fun Event
Jul 18 @ 2:49 am – Nov 14 @ 2:49 am

City of Paris Senior Citizen Fun Event – Enjoy dominoes, checkers, cards, scrabble, cornhole, other games! Sew, knit or quilt. Time to fellowship with other seniors in the community. At the City of Paris Event Center 1875 Fitzhugh. March 21, April 4 & April 18, May 2 & 16, June 13 & 27 and July 18. Questions? Call Bridget at 903.784.9299.

Aug
18
Sat
Dylan’s Drivers
Aug 18 all-day

Dylan’s Drivers provides a safe and reliable service within Lamar County, Texas, by providing free, non-judgemental, confidential rides to individuals who are rendered incapable of or lack access to safe transportation. Their hours of operations are Thursday be from 10:00 pm to 12:00 am, Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00 pm until 3:00 am. Call 903.905.4959

Elks Lodge
Aug 18 all-day

Elks Lodge has a Veterans and First Responders Breakfast the third Saturday of the month at the Lodge. (8/18)

MPISD
Aug 18 all-day

MPISD
Saturday, August 18, 2018
• Volleyball
MPHS Varsity Lady Tigers at ETBU Tournament, Marshall, TBA

 

US 82 Farmer Market
Aug 18 all-day

We host a free farmers market at our tree farm in our off-season. It gives local farmers and makers an opportunity to sell their goods to the community. It is between Detroit and Clarksville. There is no charge for vendors or shoppers. It’s the third Saturday of each month during the warmer months.