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A&M-Texarkana Education Department “Pins” Future Educators in Ceremony TEXARKANA, Texas – The faculty members of Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s education program gathered in full academic regalia recently for a ceremony welcoming 33 new students into the university’s teacher preparation program. The students had an apple-shaped pin placed on them and heard words ...

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MPHS Culinary Arts students advancing to state (L to R) Isai Baltazar, Cecilia Garcia, Kenia Cuellar, Hailey Benyshek Contact: Kelly Cowan MPHS Culinary Arts students advance to the state Mount Pleasant High School Culinary Arts competed at the SkillsUSA Region III meeting in Waco, TX, on February 7-8 in the ...

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (Feb 20)

Kwame Otoya Ferguson At 10:12 Wednesday morning, Paris Police arrested Kwame Otoya Ferguson, 39, of Paris, at his residence on four warrants charging him with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance of more than four grams but less than 200 grams. Ferguson is in Lamar County Jail. David Allen Pardee ...

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North Texas Man Guilty In Capital Murder Case

After deliberating for less than three hours, a Collin County jury convicted Brandon McCall on two counts of Capital Murder for killing his friend, Rene Gamez, and Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard. The punishment phase of the trial begins next week and prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

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Paris Man Jailed After Stabbing Incident

Paris Police arrested 46-year-old Samuel Dewayne Brooks after responding to an assault in the 1700-block of Fitzhugh Ave. Brooks had allegedly been in an altercation with a 42-year-old family member and had stabbed the family member. The victim was transported to Paris Regional Medical Center where they treated him for ...

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Paris Officers On Leave After Fatal Shooting Back On Duty

The two Paris Police Officers placed on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting on January 23 have returned to duty status. Reportedly, 30-year-old James Lewis Mathis, III, displayed two large knives in a threatening manner towards the officers and refused to drop the weapons. Texas Rangers are leading the investigation ...

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PEDC Tables Action On New Business Project

The Paris EDC met this week and tabled action an agreement with an Indiana based specialty tire and wheel company. Lionshead Specialty Tire & Wheel had proposed an $8 million investment in the Northwest Business Park to create 18 jobs. The EDC is proposing an incentive package that would include ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Andrew McKenzie Golston Deputies arrested 26-year-old Andrew McKenzie Golston for Possession of a Controlled Substance, fou to 200 grams, Possession of Marijuana, and Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon. Bonds total $37,000. Officials arrested 39-year-old Rosa Alicia Macias-Ortiz for Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug-Free Zone. She is awaiting bond ...

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Friday Deadline For Applications To Vote By Mail

Friday, February 21,  is the deadline for people over the age of 65, the sick or disabled, or those who will be out of the county, to apply to vote by mail in the upcoming Texas Primary. The application must be turned in to the county election office. Early voting ...

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Titus County Bookings

  Deputies arrested 25-year-old James Jerrell Robinson in Titus County on a local warrant for theft. He was also charged on two Lamar County warrants for theft, and a Bowie County warrant for Burglary of a Building. Titus County arrested 26-year-old Juan Luis Gil, Jr., of Mt Pleasant, for Assault ...

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Sulphur Springs PD, HC Deputies Arrest Man For Child Sexual Assault

Rodney Lee Harrison A joint investigation by Sulphur Springs Police, Hopkins County Deputies, CPS, and McKinney Police resulted in the arrest of 50-year-old Rodney Lee Harrison on warrants for sex crimes involving two young children in Sulphur Springs and Pickton. Officials arrested him in McKinney and transported him to the ...

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Greenville Man Guilty Of Murdering Son

Joseph Stephens Hunt County Jail Joseph Stephens, of Greenville, entered into a plea bargain with Hunt County prosecutors and has pleaded guilty to murdering his son, Demontre Diquincy Washington, in February of 2019. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison. As part of the plea bargain, charges of Tampering ...

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Trial Dates Set For Commerce E-Corps Thefts

Paula Tanner Chad Tanner Jury selection is June 22 in Hunt County for two people accused of theft of more than $2,500 but less than $30,000 from Commerce-E-Corps. Chad Lee Tanner and Paula Michele Tanner pleaded not guilty in the case. The Hunt County Office of Homeland Security conducted the ...

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Commerce Capital Murder Suspect Wants New Attorneys

Tyrone Jamaal Williams Hunt County Jail The man charged with the Capital murder of a mother and daughter near Commerce wants new lawyers to represent him in the case. Tyrone Jamaal Williams wants to dismiss the attorney team from the West Texas Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases program. Williams ...

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Teen Arrested In Quitman

Mugshot Not Available A traffic stop by a Quitman Police Officer resulted in the arrest of a teenager on narcotics and weapons charges. The A-17-year-old male reportedly had possession of a gun and a quantity of methamphetamine. A K-9 at the scene alerted to more drugs in the vehicle. The ...

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Crash Victim Accused Of Assaulting First Responders

Bond is $180,000 for an East Texas man who was in a motor vehicle crash and assaulted two EMTs who were treating him at the scene. Officials charged Eddie Davion Zarazua, of Longview, with three counts of assaulting emergency medical service responders, possession of marijuana, and felony drug trafficking.

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Pittsburg-Camp Chamber News

Weekly News Highlights (If you have an event you would like publicized in our weekly newsletter, please email it to info@pittsburgcampcountychamber.com. If you are a Chamber member, there is no cost to advertise in our weekly newsletter.) Texas Hot Link Festival – Now accepting applications for participation  Historic Highway 11 Treasure ...

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Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Deadline

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches  (AUSTIN) — Texas families can lock in today’s cost of undergraduate resident tuition and schoolwide required fees at Texas public colleges and universities by enrolling their children in the tax-advantaged Texas Tuition Promise Fund® before the close of the current ...

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