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TxDOT Paris District For Nov. 17-23, 2019 Delta, Lamar, Red River Counties Contacts: Paris Area Office (903) 784-1357; Delta Co. Maintenance (903) 395-2139; Lamar Co. Maintenance (903) 785-4468; Red River Co. Maintenance (903) 427-3561. FM 79 at Loop 286, Lamar County: Watch for workers and equipment along southwest exit ramp ...

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Fall Student Art Exhibit Opening Reception Tuesday At PJC

An opening reception for the Paris Junior College fall student art exhibit will be held in the Foyer Gallery from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The show, “See, Sea, and C.E.” features works from students in both traditional academic and continuing education classes. “I’m excited about ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Nov 15)

Jerry Day Paris Police responded to the Parole Office in the 2600-block of North Main in regards to a person on parole attempting to falsify a drug test. The complainant advised that Jerry Day was observed using urine from a container to forge his required drug test. Mr. Day was ...

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New Location For Boys And Girls Club Auction Dec. 6

Friday, December 6, at 6:00 pm at the Gibraltar Hotel, the Boys and Girls Club of Paris will have their biggest fundraiser of the year. It’s the 70th annual auction. The auction will run from 6:00 pm until all the items are bid. Tons of awesome items will be auctioned ...

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OSBI Investigate Bryan County Death

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating after a body was found in Bryan County on Thursday. Investigators say it was found after a woman driving down the road saw a car parked on the side of the road with blood on the side and a body inside. ...

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High School Football Playoffs Plus An Ugly End To TNF

While football playoffs get started, the Prairiland Lady Patriots are the lone area team still in the volleyball playoffs. Tonight the No. 8 ranked Lady Pats take on No. 6 ranked Van Alstyne in the regional semifinal at 7:00 pm. The winner will play tomorrow for the right to represent ...

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Sulphur Springs City Secretary Honored

Sulphur Springs City Secretary Gale Roberts has completed all the requirements for certification in the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program and is qualified to use the designation of TRMC. She will receive formal recognition of her accomplishments at the Annual Texas Municipal Clerks Election Law Seminar in January.     ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Vargas Chrystal Brooke Hopkins County Deputies arrested 38-year-old Chrystal Brooke Vargas on Thursday on a warrant to revoke her bond on a charge of Tampering With Evidence with the Intent to Impair an Investigation. The charge is a third-degree felony. No new bond has been set.

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Harrison County Woman Jailed In Gregg County

Gregg County Jail Reportedly, 33-year-old Lacee Loretta Robbins, of Marshall, remains in the Gregg County jail on warrants for bond forfeitures on previous charges of aggravated robbery, credit card or debit card abuse, and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $20,000 on a warrant from Upshur County ...

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Former Whitehouse ISD Employee Charged

Smith County Jail Officials are accusing a former Whitehouse ISD employee and athletic equipment manager of molesting young children. Officials charged 28-year-old William Aldridge with continuous sexual abuse of a child. Aldridge turned himself in to U.S. Marshals last week. His bond was set at $500,000.

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East Texas Man Sentenced For Tarrant County Abduction

Tarrant County Jail A Smith County man accused of abducting an eight-year-old girl as she walked down a Fort Worth street with her mother has been sentenced to life in federal prison without parole. Reportedly, 51-one-year-old  Michael Darwin Webb was found guilty following a two-day trial by a federal jury ...

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Hopkins County Chamber Connection

Lezley Brown Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2020 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our ...

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Chicago Felon Sentenced For East Texas Drug Trafficking

TEXARKANA, Texas – A 44-year-old Chicago, Illinois, man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. James L. Morgan was found guilty on Apr. 26, 2019, of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and being ...

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PJC Wins Top Award From Texas Success Center

by Paris Junior College Staff and faculty at Paris Junior College were surprised and elated to receive the Texas Pathways 2019 Excellence in Implementation and Scaling award from the Texas Success Center for the institution’s work in improving student success. This was the top award presented by the Texas Success ...

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Gilligan’s Island: The Musical At PJC Ray Karrer Theater

Photo 2 cutline: Ginger (Molly Law) and Mary Ann (Grace Marie Hignight) perform a lullaby before retiring in “Gilligan’s Island: The Musical.” On the Duane Allen Stage in the Ray E. Karrer Theater at Paris Junior College this week, seven castaways shipwrecked on a remote Pacific island will build huts ...

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Pizza Day At PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus

PIZZA DAY ON CAMPUS “Free Pizza” is a big hit on the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center campus. Director of Student Life Kenneth Webb, along with Campus Director Rob Stanley, hand out plates of pizza and a drink during a break before noon Thursday.

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MPISD – News

College fair 1: MPHS sophomore Jackson Stone visits with the representative from The University of Texas at Austin College fair 2: MPHS junior McKayla Houchin and her mother Kristi visit with the rep from Texas State University   College fair 3: MPHS junior Karen Trejo visits with Nayeli Fuentes at ...

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Titus Gets Four-Way Stop

New Four-way Stop at Intersection of FM 2348 and FM 4000 Drivers urged to use caution when passing through the intersection ATLANTA – A change in traffic control has occurred at the intersection of Farm to Market Roads 2348 and 4000 in Eastern Titus County.  “Following a few crashes at the ...

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US Attorney General Announces Launch of Project Guardian – A Nationwide Strategic Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

  Initiative emphasizes enforcing gun prohibitions based on domestic violence convictions and mental health denials   Attorney General William P. Barr announced the launch of Project Guardian, a new initiative designed to reduce gun violence and enforce federal firearms laws across the country. Specifically, Project Guardian focuses on investigating, prosecuting, ...

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