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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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Paris Burglary Under Investigation

Paris Police met with a complainant in the 400-block of Parr Ave. about a residential burglary. Someone had broken a glass window to enter the house and then damaged several walls. The complainant could not find that any property had been stolen. The incident is under investigation.

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Paris Police Investigating Disturbance Involving Knife

Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 2400-block of W. Kaufman St. A 29-year-old man and his partner had been arguing about breaking up when the suspect threw a knife and broke a window. When the knife fell to the floor, it struck the victim and caused a small ...

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Teen Stabbed At Oklahoma HS Assembly

A teen is in custody in Oklahoma after he allegedly stabbed another student on the first day of school. During an all-school assembly at Luther High School, a 14-year-old boy stood up and stabbed a 14-year-old girl several times. He was quickly subdued by school staff. The girl was taken ...

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Paris Optimist Baseball Fundraiser

    The Paris Optimist Foundation Baseball Bash & Auction will be held Saturday (Aug 18) at 5:30 pm at the Love Civic Center. The Annual fundraiser will support baseball field improvements and scholarships for deserving graduating seniors who participated in the baseball program. Tickets are $50 each.

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Lamar County Benefit Clay Shoot

Lamar County Young Life is hosting five-man teams for the Annual Fish Fry and Clay Shoot Saturday (Aug 18). There are two flights planned for the day including a recreational round and competitive round. Shooting times are available at 9:00 am or 12:30 pm and the cost is $500 per ...

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DPS Bus Safety Reminder

As the 2017-2018 school year approaches, the DPS is cautioning Texans to slow down in school zones and be aware of children walking to and from school or waiting for buses. The punishment for those who illegally pass school buses is a fine of up to $1200 for the first offense. ...

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Pittsburg-Camp Chamber

Greetings from the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce – Pioneer Days 2018 is just over four weeks away! We hope you have it on your calendar and are planning to attend. Pioneer Days – Past and Present In 1973, in preparation for the Centennial celebration of Camp County, area residents ...

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Fatal Crash In Anderson County

This morning around 8:51, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on SH-155 in Anderson County, 3.1 miles south of Frankston. Reportedly the driver of a 2003 Cadillac Deville, Glenda Jo Bain, 76, of Frankston, was traveling west on CR-318 attempting to cross SH-155. Bain’s vehicle was struck in the ...

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