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Paris Police Report For Monday (Jun 25)

Johnathan Grose Saturday morning after 1:00 Paris Police arrested Johnathan Grose, 38, on an outstanding motion to revoke probation warrant out of Lamar County. Joshua Mullens Officers worked a shooting in the 200-block of NE 20th around 10:30 am. Reportedly Joshua Mullens, 23, had fired a single shot from a ...

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What’s Trending?

• There is a growing backlash against a San Francisco woman. The woman allegedly called police on an eight-year-old black girl selling water. Jordan Rodgers was confronted by Alison Ettel, who is white, for not having a permit to sell bottled water on the sidewalk. • Divers find the missing ...

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Fatal Henderson County Crash

    On June 23, 2018, at 9:45 PM, Troopers responded to a six-vehicle fatal crash on FM-85 in Henderson County one mile west of the city of Seven Points. A preliminary crash investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, Robin Bice, 32, of Gun Barrel City was traveling was east on FM 85, behind an unknown vehicle.  ...

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ATM Stolen From Sulphur Springs Convenience Store

    Sulphur Springs Police are investigating the theft of an ATM machine at the Joe Bob’s Convenience Store on League Street. Security video at the store shows that four people dressed totally in black removed the machine from the store and loaded it into a van stolen from Little ...

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Missing Autistic Boy Found In Pond

    From the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office In the early morning hours of June 25, 2018, the search for Dalton Robertson came to a very sad end. Searchers located him in a small pond close to his home. Please respect the family’s privacy during this tragic time. In a ...

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Longtime East Texas Restaurateur Dies

    The founder of a chain of East Texas restaurants has died. David Beard, of Ore City, passed away Friday after a lengthy illness at the age of 82. Beard established the successful chain of Catfish Village, Catfish King, and other restaurants.

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Titus County Bookings

  Bond has been set at $25,000 for a woman arrested Sunday in Titus County. Officials charged 45-year-old Lisa Morris Anderson with Manufacture or Delivery of more than four but less than 200 grams of a Controlled Substance. Titus County arrested 52-year-old Ross Franklin Gilmore. Jr., Sunday. His bond was ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

    Bond was set at $110,000 for an East Texas woman arrested by Hopkins County Deputies on drug charges after a traffic stop on Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. A search of the vehicle that 38-year-old Alishia Jean Parker was riding in turned up a quantity of methamphetamine. More ...

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East Texas Man Jailed For Shreveport Burglaries

  An East Texas man was arrested Sunday morning by Shreveport for the burglaries of several businesses. The Deberry man was 56-year-old, Michael Butler. After interviews with investigators, Butler was booked for four recent burglaries and outstanding warrants for several more.

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ET Man Dies In Louisiana Crash

    An East Texas man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Authorities say 72-year-old Michael C. Cope of Marshall ran off the Hwy 49, went through a ditch and struck a tree. He died at the scene, and an autopsy has been ordered.

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North Texas Physician, Nurses Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

    A North Texas physician and two nurses have been convicted in federal court of a $12 million Medicare billing scam.  Prosecutors say 70-year-old Dr. Kelly Robinett. 47-year-old Kingsley Nwanguma and 42-year-old Joy Ogwuegbu defrauded Medicare with false claims through a home health agency and a physician house call ...

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Texas Home’s Asking Price Is Only $1

  A five-bedroom house for sale in Texas is drawing attention due to a large sign bearing an unusual asking price: $1. The home on Berry Leaf Court in Houston is going viral online and capturing the attention of passers-by thanks to a large sign posted outside with the $1 ...

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‘Fixer Upper’s’ Chip & Joanna Welcome Newborn Son, Crew

  Chip and Joanna Gaines have announced the cute – and nontraditional – name for their new son. After welcoming their son on Saturday morning, the “Fixer Upper” stars revealed that they have named their new baby boy Crew – ditching the tradition of giving their sons a name that ...

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The Carrie Vs Kelly Fake Feud In Today’s Nashville Insider

  Kelly Clarkson tells Entertainment Tonight that she and Carrie Underwood are not feuding. “Everybody always tries to pit me and Carrie against each other. So, when I saw her I was like, ‘You know what? Let’s just end this right now and get a picture together because we are never ...

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Man Seriously Injured In Accident Near Blossom

  A man was seriously injured Saturday morning on Hwy 82 east of Blossom. State Troopers report that 31-year-old Timothy Claassen lost control of his pickup, hydroplaned,  hit a ditch and then a culvert. Claassen was transported to PRMC and then flown to a hospital in Plano.

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Break-Ins Reported At Downtown Paris Businesses

  Two downtown Paris businesses were apparently broken into Saturday night, by thieves who used rocks to shatter the glass storefronts. A runner notified police of the break-ins at the “Paris Baby” and “The Grove” on South Main. It is uncertain if anything was taken, but both stores will be ...

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Paris City Council To Discuss Raising Water And Sewer Rates

  The Paris City Council will meet in regular session tonight. The council is expected to raise the water and sewer rates, for the first time since 2014. The increase could range between under $2 a month to nearly $10 a month, depending on individual water usage.  Also on tonight’s ...

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Game Warden Field Notes

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s law enforcement compiled the following items from recent reports. Fresh Caught Another example of black market online shopping occurred on June 2 when a game warden found a post on the trading app OfferUp advertising “fresh caught” fish for sale in the Houston area. The ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District For June 24-30, 2018 Bowie County US 259 – At Red River north of De Kalb, constructing a new bridge. US 259 – From US 82 to FM 44, adding shoulders. FM 989 – From FM 559 to I-30, seal coating highway. Spur 86 – From I-30 ...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 11:00 PM

    THE NATIONAL. WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING tEXAS COUNTIES: BOWIE CASS DELTA FANNIN FRANKLIN HOPKINS LAMAR MORRIS RED RIVER TITUS This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of South Central Arkansas, Southwest Arkansas, Southeast Oklahoma and Northeast Texas. ...

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