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Paris Police Report For Wednesday (Oct 23)

Paris Police Officers responded to a burglary of a residence call in the 500-block of Graham Street. The complainant reported that they were missing several tools, pieces of antique furniture, and building materials from the property. An investigation will continue. Paris Police responded to 145 calls for service and arrested ...

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Hearing Held For NE Texas Coach Accused Of Improper Relationship

Bowie County A former Liberty-Eylau coach appeared in Bowie County District Court for a pre-indictment hearing on two counts of improper relationship between an educator and a student. Reportedly, 26-year-old Treyvin Lavan Norman is currently free on bond but will be back in court for arraignment if he is indicted ...

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Busy Weekend Around Paris Ahead

Bring the family to the Paris Farmers and Artisan Market for a Saturday morning of fun and great vendors!  8am-1:00 pm. — The Apollo 11 Mission is on view through November 2 at the Valley of the Caddo Museum at 1115 Bonham St. in Paris. The poster exhibition is presented ...

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Power Worker Accident Causes Fannin County Power Outage

Power was knocked out to homes and businesses in Fannin County Tuesday afternoon after a contractor in a bucket working on overhead lines near Randolph came in contact with a live wire. He jumped from the burning bucket and was hospitalized in Plano for the treatment of burns and broken ...

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Tidwell Denies New Trial For Convicted Child Sex Offender

Sixth District Court Judge Wes Tidwell has denied a convicted sex offender from Sumner a new trial. The court sentenced 40-year-old Lonnie O’Neal to 50 years in prison in September after his conviction on three counts of sexual child abuse under the age of 14 and two counts of indecency ...

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Guyger Attorneys File Intent To Appeal

Lawyers for former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger have filed an intent to appeal her murder conviction and prison sentence. Guyger was convicted of murder and sentenced to ten years in prison for killing neighbor Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment last year.

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Bonnen Out In Light Of Secret Recording

In the aftermath of the release of a secret recording showing the Texas House speaker in a negative light, Dennis Bonnen will not run again. Bonnen has been under fire for months over allegations he planned to target sitting republicans in 2020 and alleged made anti-Trump comments.

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UIL Makes Decision On Mt Vernon

UIL State Executive Committee Meeting Results AUSTIN, Texas —The State Executive Committee of the University Interscholastic League met Tuesday to hand down decisions on eligibility of student-athletes and issue penalties for UIL rule violations.  Two student-athletes from Mount Vernon High School were denied appeals for varsity eligibility, upholding the previous ...

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Paris Police Report For Tuesday (Oct 22)

Paris Police responded to a burglary of a business in the 300-block of Graham Monday morning at 8:50. Reportedly, someone had entered the building through a locked roll-up door and had stolen numerous tools during the time that the power had been out. The incident is under investigation. Monday morning ...

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Titus County Bookings

Deputies arrested 56-year-old James H. McBride, of Pittsburg, in Titus County on an Upshur County warrant for Terroristic Threat causing fear of Serious Bodily Injury. His bond was set at $3500. Kilpatrick Deputies arrested 62-year-old Gary Kilpatrick, of Dekalb, in Titus County on three counts of Indecency with a Child ...

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Rowlett Mother Gives Birth As Tornado Passes By

A North Texas mother gave birth to her child at the Bump Birthing Center in Rowlett just as an EF 1 tornado touched down nearby. The woman had wanted to give birth in a tub but had to settle for the laundry room, because it was the only room at ...

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Jury Selection Begins In Lamar County Sexual Assault Of A Child Case

Jury selection for a Roxton man accused of Aggravated Sexual Assault and Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact is scheduled for tomorrow in Sixth District Court before Judge Wes Tidwell. Reportedly, Paris Police arrested 39-year-old Bryan Keith Lynch in January for the offenses which allegedly occurred in August of ...

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Early Voting For Texas Constitution Changes Begins In Lamar County

Early voting is underway now and in Lamar County. Voters can cast their ballots at the Election Office at 231 Lamar Avenue in Paris. Ballots can be cast between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, through November 1. Election Day is Tuesday, November 5. Eight Constitutional Amendments will ...

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Paris Man Pleads Guilty To Indecency With Child

A 48-year-old Paris man has pleaded guilty to second-degree Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact as a repeat offender. Judge Wes Tidwell sentenced Derrick Wade Jenkins to eight years in prison. Prosecutors say Jenkins had an extensive criminal history dating back to the 90s.

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Lamar County Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Daughter

A Lamar County man has pleaded guilty in Sixth District Court to murdering his daughter last June. Judge Wes Tidwell sentenced Claude Edward Siddle to 40 years in prison. The investigation by Lamar County Deputies and Texas Rangers showed that Siddle fatally shot his daughter Penny with a shotgun because ...

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