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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 trial of a Wood County man was postponed Thursday. Forty–year-old David Alan Thomas, of Mineola was facing felony drug charges. The delay was granted after Paris police video was delayed. A new jury will be selected in about a month.

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Paris Police Report For Thursday (Jan 16)

Randy Thomas Cornelius | Vicki Lynn Cornelius Randy Thomas Cornelius, 65, and Vicki Lynn Cornelius, 58, both of Paris, came to the Police Department to turn themselves in and were arrested. Both had outstanding warrants charging them with abandoning or endangering a child by criminal neglect. The orders came from ...

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North Lamar Parent Warns Students About Vaping

Firsthand knowledge gives a strong impact Amanda Faulkner, North Lamar parent of three, spoke to the high school students this week to warn them about the dangers of vaping. Thinking vaping was a better option to smoking on her road to quitting, Faulkner told the students she landed in the ...

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NLHS Students Selected As Texas All-State Musicians

Sean Gist named fourth consecutive year to All-State Choir Dylan Halliday, Jillian Jones, Reyna Hildreth, Amanda Dean, and Sean Gist, members of the North Lamar High School Choir and Band, will perform with the Texas All-State Choirs, Bands and Orchestras in San Antonio on February 15, 2020, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention ...

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North Lamar Baseball Steak Dinner Fundraiser

Panther fans can show their support of the North Lamar High School Baseball team by attending a steak dinner at 6:00 pm on Saturday, January 25, at Heritage Hall located at 1009 W. Kaufman St. in Paris. The fundraiser is a chance to back the Panthers and mix and mingle ...

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Marvin Nichols Reservoir Stays In State Plan, Debate Continues

The ongoing debate between Northeast Texas and North Texas over the proposed Marvin Nichols Reservoir continues after a meeting this week in Sulphur Springs. Subcommittee members for Region C of Dallas-Fort Worth and Region D of Northeast Texas were unwilling to resolve their differences about the proposed lake, which would ...

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Two File For Paris City Council Election

Incumbent Clayton Pilgrim has filed the paperwork to run for re-election on the Paris City Council’s District 6. Manuel “Ed” Darnell signed up to run in District 2. Districts 1, 2, 3, & 6 are up for election this year. The candidate filing deadline is February 14.

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Bogata Man Arrested On Multiple Warrants Including Assault

Deputies arrested a 29-year-old Bogata resident in Titus County on multiple Red River County warrants. They charged Casey Clark with Aggravated Assault, Continuous Violence Against the Family, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Evading Arrest, Resisting Arrest, Violation of Bond/Protective Order, Attempt to take Weapon from Officer, Theft, and Class C ...

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Governors Refusal To Accept Refugees Overturned By Federal Court

Governor Greg Abbott’s refusal to accept refugees this fiscal year is on hold following a ruling in Federal Court on Wednesday. Maryland District Judge Peter Messitte​ blocked a Trump Administration policy allowing local and state governments to veto where refugees settle. The Judge said the policy doesn’t serve “overall public ...

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Death Row Inmate Executed For Collin County Murder

An inmate condemned for murdering his soon to be ex-wife was put to death Wednesday night. Reportedly, 64-year-old John Gardner fatally shot Tammy Gardner at her Collin County home just weeks before their divorce was finalized. She called 911 before she died to say her husband had shot her. Gardner ...

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Reno Police Officer Injured During Foot Pursuit

A Reno Police Officer was treated for a minor-non-life-threatening injury during a foot pursuit of a man who was the subject of an investigation involving Lamar County Deputies and the NE Texas Auto-Theft Task Force. Two suspects were later taken into custody after a manhunt, that also involved the Paris ...

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Wood County Man Goes On Trial In Lamar County For Dealing Meth

A Wood County man goes on trial Thursday morning in Lamar County on felony drug charges. A grand jury indicted David Alan Thomas, of Mineola, for first-degree felony possession with intent to deliver four to 200 grams of methamphetamine and state jail felony possession with intent to deliver less than ...

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Luka Powers Mavs Plus PJC Basketball In Today’s Sports Update

The Mavs’ 20-year old sensation Luka Doncic recorded his 13th triple-double of the season and the 20th of his career in a 127-123 win over Sacramento last night. Doncic finished with 25 points, 15 rebounds, and 17 assists. He is the youngest player ever to record a 25-15-15 triple-double and ...

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Collin County Man Jailed On Child Porn Charges

Christopher Michael Chairez Collin County Jail Undercover officers arrested a Collin County man after catching him trying to traffic child pornography. Reportedly, 38-year-old Christopher Michael Chairez is facing multiple charges after the Collin County Sheriff’s Office’s Child Exploitation Unit identified him as someone sharing the material on the internet. Evidence ...

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Over 5,000 Took A Hike!

More Than 5,200 Visitors Roared Into 2020 With a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park AUSTIN— Visitors from every corner of the state headed to a Texas State Park on Jan. 1 to help usher in the new decade with a First Day Hike in a big way. The roaring ...

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