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Paris Police Report For Monday (Feb 24)

Paris Police responded to a burglary of a business in the 1200-block of Bonham Friday morning at 9:22. The owner of the building advised that someone had kicked the front door open and had stolen several pieces of furniture. The incident is under investigation. Friday evening at 7:54, Paris Police ...

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East Texas Woman Guilty Of Embezzlement From Non-Profit

Toni Marie Rambo An employee of a well-known East Texas non-profit has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $200,000 from the organization. Reportedly, 54-year-old Toni Marie Rambo, of Troup, was the Director of Quality Control at Azleway Children’s Services and was in charge of weekly cash allowances to children who lived ...

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Trial Scheduled For Commerce Robbery Suspect

Cedrick Ladon Johnson Hunt County Jail A Commerce man indicted in Hunt County for multiple robberies is scheduled to go on trial this week. Cedrick Ladon Johnson is accused of one count of using a weapon during a theft, and four others of threatening people during hold-ups but not displaying ...

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Sulphur Springs Shooting Suspect Captured In Wood County

Brandon Clayton Soles Photo Sulphur Springs PD A Wood County Constable and K-9, Juma< arrested the man wanted by Sulphur Springs Police in connection with a shooting at the Spring Valley apartment complex. In addition to the Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon charge in Sulphur Springs, they also charged ...

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Titus County Bookings

Titus County Deputies arrested 26-year-old Heather Nicole LeBeau, of Talco, for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. She remains in the Titus County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond. Deputies arrested 22-year-old Shaquil Burton, of Fort Worth, in Titus County for Robbery and Aggravated Kidnapping. He’s being held without bond. ...

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Suspects Sought In Hughes Springs Burglary, Safe Theft

Hughes Springs Police is continuing to search for the suspects who broke into the Spring Market and robbed a safe. Police say the suspects broke through the brick wall on the east side of the building to get inside. They used a heavy-duty grinder in an attempt to open the ...

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Gilmer Man Charged After Fatal Stabbing

Dustin Page Gregg County Jail Gregg County Deputies arrested a 31-year-old Gilmer man in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Lakeport Gentlemen’s Club. It happened at about 3:00 am Sunday at “Jaguars” on Estes Parkway. They charged Dustin Page with murder and released him from jail after posting a ...

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Grayson County Judge Apologizes For DWI

Grayson County Judge Bill Magers issued a statement in the wake of his DWI arrest announcing that he will seek professional help. Magers also issued a public apology to his family, friends, and the citizens of Grayson County. His latest arrest was his second DWI.

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Bryan County Man Guilty Of Embezzlement

Justin Alberda A Bryan County man pleaded no contest to embezzlement from a children’s baseball league. Justin Alberda received 60 days in the county jail, seven-years’ probation, community service, and restitution. Alberta had been charged with stealing $14,000 from the Durant Kids Baseball League.

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LCHRC Mardi Gras Celebration Fundraiser

The Annual Lamar County Human Resources Council Mardi Gras fundraiser is coming this Friday night at the Love Civic Center at 7:00 pm. It features a full Cajun-style dinner, complimentary adult beverages, a live band, live and silent auction, and much more. Tickets are $75 or a full table for ...

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Wild Turkey Federation Banquet In Clarksville

The National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting its annual banquet in Clarksville at the McKenzie Memorial United Methodist Church this Thursday. Doors open at 6:00 pm and dinner starts at 7:30 followed by live and silent auctions. For ticket information or to be a table sponsor contact Daniel Roraback at ...

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Pump Prices Rising In Texas

Triple-A-Texas is reporting that gasoline prices could be rising because of multiple factors. Analysts say gas prices could be volatile over the next few weeks as global markets adjust to the impact of the Coronavirus as well as U.S. gasoline demand. The price per gallon rose six cents since last ...

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Free Tax Help For Lamar County Residents

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax help to people who make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. The VITA site at 2340 Lamar Avenue will be open on Mondays and Fridays in February and ...

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Person Killed In Lamar County Crash Identified.

State Troopers released the name of the person killed Friday afternoon in a collision on Hwy82 near Toco. Troopers say 65-year-old Verin Giles was driving to Paris when he veered across the center line and collided with 61-year-old Chris Calisto, a worker with Lamar County Water Supply. Giles died at ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District For Feb. 23-29, 2020 Bowie County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges US 59 – At Akin Creek, replacing guard rail FM 559 – Near Cowhorn Creek, installing sidewalks. Cass County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges. Harrison County I-20 – at Potters ...

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Texas Top Ten Most Wanted

Wharton Co. Man Added to Texas Top 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Camilo Rodriguez to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. A cash reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to his capture. Rodriguez, 36, ...

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Ark-Tex Council Of Government’s Meetings

  Agenda Ark-Tex Council of Governments Executive Committee Meeting Thursday (Feb 27) The Executive Committee of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) will meet at 10:00 am, Thursday, Feb 27, 2020, at the Titus County Extension Office, at 1708 Industrial Road, Mt. Pleasant. Item 1. Call to order. Item 2. ...

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