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East Texas Ambulance Operator Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

A 57-year-old Longview, Texas, man has been sentenced for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. Joseph Valdie Kimble pleaded guilty on Sep. 11, 2019, to health care fraud and was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison today by U.S. District ...

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Weekly Roadwork Report

TxDOT Atlanta District For Jan. 19-25, 2020 Bowie County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges US 59 – At Akin Creek, replacing guard rail Cass County SH 8 – At Sulphur River, replacing bridges Harrison County I-20 – at Potters Creek, conducting preventative maintenance work on bridges. SH ...

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Fatal Crash At Palestine

At 5:43 Thursday evening, a trooper responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on FM-3224, 1.5 miles west of Palestine in Anderson County. Reportedly, the driver of a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, Nedra Parham Smith, 77, of Chandler, was traveling west from a private road attempting to cross FM-3244. At the same ...

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Fatal Crash At Kilgore

Thursday night at 11:56, Troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash at the intersection of FM-349 and US-259 Business in Kilgore. Reportedly, the driver of a 2004 Nissan Altima, Gabriel Coronado, 17, of Longview, was traveling west on FM-349 and disregarded a red light at the intersection of US-259. The ...

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Paris Police Report For Friday (Jan 17)

Markeith Bernard Wallace Officers were performing a security check at Booker T. Washington Homes at about 12:30 Friday morning and located three people sitting in a vehicle. Officers observed marijuana in plain view. The arrested Markeith Bernard Wallace, 42, of Paris, and charged him with possession of marijuana. Allegedly, when ...

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Paris Elk’s Veterans And First Responders Breakfast Tomorrow

The Paris Elks Lodge, at 2110 36th St NE, has a Veterans and First Responders Breakfast the third Saturday of the month at the Lodge from 7:30 am until 10:00 am. Enjoy a hot breakfast and support local veterans at the same time. Veterans, EMTs, Paramedics, Fire Personnel, and Police ...

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Oklahoma State Senators Propose ‘MAGA’ License Plate Options

Two Oklahoma state senators filed a bill to create new license plates with President Trump’s campaign slogan on them. One says “Make America Great Again” and the other “Keep America Great.” The MAGA license plate shows a service member saluting in the background. Proceeds would go to two veterans’ groups ...

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City Of Paris MLK Day Schedule

The City of Paris Sanitation Department will maintain its normal Monday collection schedule on Martin Luther King Day, January 20. Normal collection policy and procedures will apply.

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Paris Municipal Election Candidate Filings Continue

Another candidate has signed up to run for the Paris City Council. Benny Plata, who formerly served on the council, has signed up for District 3. Manuel Ed Darnell has signed up for District 2 and Incumbent Clayton Pilgrim has signed to run for District 6.

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Lamar County Drug Trial Postponed

The Lamar County judge postponed the trial of a Wood County man on Thursday. Reportedly, 40-year-old David Alan Thomas, of Mineola, was facing felony drug charges. The delay was granted after a Paris Police video was delayed. A new jury will be selected in about a month.

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At The Movies For Friday Jan. 17

“Bad Boys for Life” [R] Watch Trailer The Bad Boys Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride in the highly anticipated Bad Boys for Life. Stars: Will Smith, Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, Martin Lawrence   “Dolittle” [PG] Watch Trailer A physician discovers that he can talk to animals. Stars: Robert ...

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Hopkins County Bookings

Stephanie Jo Howse Joseph Ryan Sims Special Crime Unit Officers arrested Stephanie Jo Howse and Joseph Ryan Sims in Hopkins County Thursday on warrants for Abandoning or Endangering a Child. No other information was available. Codarrian Dontrell Johnson Bond has been set at a total of $100,000 for 28-year-old Codarrian ...

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Three Arrested In Atlanta, TX Raid

Mugshot Not Available Atlanta Police executed a raid on a residence and arrested three men, including one who was reportedly hiding from Cass County Deputies on a felony charge. Reportedly, they charged 41-year-old Anthony Lee Upchurch with failure to register as a sex offender as required by law. Two other ...

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SSISD Bus Involved In Minor Crash

A minor traffic accident involved a Sulphur Springs ISD bus Thursday afternoon. A driver rear-ended the bus in a passenger vehicle on College Street. There were students along with the driver on the bus that EMT checked out. The students and the driver had no injuries reported.

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Sulphur Springs Man Sentenced

Randy Lynn Webb Hopkins County sentenced 35-year-old Randy Lynn Webb, of Sulphur Springs, to ten months in state jail. He had been arrested in December on College Street for Possession of less than one gram of a Controlled Substance.

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East Texas School District Closed Because Of Illnesses

An East Texas school district is canceling classes on all of its campuses today because of a high number of absences due to illness. Elysian Fields ISD said maintenance crews will be sanitizing all campuses and buses on Friday. Classes will resume Tuesday after the Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday.

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Man Sentenced For Possessing Drugs Inside Courthouse

A 24-year-old East Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking. Reportedly, 24-year-old David Anthony Ebanez was found in possession of over 50 grams of methamphetamine inside the Cherokee County courthouse. He pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to 84 months behind bars.

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Man Sentenced In East Texas For Attempting To Solicit Child

A 32-year-old North Texas man pleaded guilty in Smith County to attempting to meet up with a child for immoral purposes. Allegedly, 32-year-old Keith Carroll Cloyd was one of nine people arrested in October during an undercover operation conducted by local, state, and federal officers. They sentenced Cloyd to 35 ...

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