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Drug bust leaves five family members behind bars - Arrested for drugs, endangering children

Five family members are behind bars after a successful drug bust by Paris police officers. Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Paris police officers executed a search warrant in the 700 block of 6th Street N.E. It was here officers made contact with Davarious Battle, 29, Samantha Woods-Battle, 28, Travon Ba

EPARISEXTRA.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Lamar County jailer attacked by inmate

Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 1:32 pm | Updated: 2:13 pm, Wed Mar 21, 2018. A female jailer has been attacked by an inmate and care flighted, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. We will continue to update as more information becomes available. See Thursday's edition of The Paris New

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-21 20:32:00

Former police officer's bond lowered

PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- Pedro Barrios Junior has been in jail since November, awaiting trial for allegedly stalking his ex-wife. Judge Wes Tidwell granted his attorney's request to lower his bond, from $25,000 to $10,000, with conditions Barrios wear an ankle monitor, report to a probation officer, a

KXII.COM - 2018-03-21 00:54:00

Paris child tests positive for drugs

PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- Police reports say CPS reported yesterday a child tested positive for methamphetamine as a result of actions by an adult caregiver. Shari Pulliam of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services says it is protocol to notify law enforcement any time a child is the vict

KXII.COM - 2018-03-22 01:34:00

One arrested after family disturbance

One man was arrested on a felony charge Monday after police responded to a report of a family disturbance in southwest Paris. At 8:57 p.m. on Monday, officers responded to the 300 block of 16th Street S.W. in regard to a disturbance. "Officers were told Joshua Watkins, 23, had assaulted a family mem

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:45:00

UPDATE: Police identify Austin bombing suspect

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas - CORRECTION: On Friday March 16 KTAL NBC 6 News aired a story regarding a warning from the Mount Pleasant, Texas Police Department. Mount Pleasant Police told KTAL NBC 6 News that they've received reports of a company soliciting their services but they didn't have a permit to

KTAL - 2018-03-21 18:56:16

Lawyer, New Boston residents accuse Police Chief of racism, police misconduct

During Tuesday night's New Boston, Texas, City Council Meeting, allegations were made against Chief of Police Tony King, accusing him of police misconduct and harassment - as well as labeling him as a racist. The allegations were brought up by Lawyer Butch Dunbar and some New Boston residents. Short

KSLA - 2018-03-21 15:13:44

Officials seek new leads in missing person case

BROKEN BOW, Okla. (KXII) -- Sheriff Kevin Clardy says 53-year-old James Curt Peavy was last seen leaving a house in Broken Bow on foot on August 6, 2016. Peavy is 5'10", 210 pounds with green eyes and light brown hair. He has tattoos on his right arm and chest. The Sheriff says his office has had s

KXII.COM - 2018-03-22 01:44:00

Police identify drivers in motorcycle accident

PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- Police say Gary Oats of Cooper was flown to Plano with back and leg injuries Friday night after he was struck by a pickup truck while riding his motorcycle. Oats was headed north on Church street when Annie Browner of Paris tried to turn left into the driveway of the Mobile ga


Two are arrested for separate drug crimes in Paris

Lashaunda Cisneros Around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Paris police officers pulled over 27-year-old Lashaunda Cisneros in the 2700 block of Clarksville Street for a traffic violation. Paris Police Lt. John Berry said officers found Cisneros was in possession of four Morphine pills. Cisneros was arrested


Police search for burglary, assault suspect

Police are searching for a suspect after he allegedly assaulted and robbed a man early Sunday morning. Shortly before 1 a.m., Paris police officers were called to the 1300 block of Clarksville Street for reports of an assault. Paris Police Lt. John Berry said when officers arrived, they were told an


Paris Police and McDonald's partner together for 'Coffee with a Cop'

For two consecutive years, the public has been invited to enjoy "Coffee with a Cop" at McDonald's on Lamar Ave. "The owner approached us both years and we've really had a great time. It's important to be able to talk to other people as a person, rather than while you're on a call for service," said


Student safety discussed at PISD

Paris Independent School District board heard from the school safety director regarding security of students and staff during a meeting Monday. The board also took steps to re-roofing Aikin Elementary School and listened to a report from Eva Williams, the director of Lamar County Head Start, approvi

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-20 17:39:00

Lamar County Sheriff's Office deputy goes above and beyond

A Lamar County Sheriff Office deputy recently received a social media shout out for a kind act toward a group of out-of-town dancers whose bus broke down. Reporter Timmy Lane of Shreveport, Louisiana, posted on his Facebook page that he was traveling with Black Ice Dance Team, on their way back from


Paris High lifters compete at girls state powerlifting meet

From left are Coach Matt Green, Jayla Sims, Anna Perez, Ansley Downs, and Coach Ashley Green. Senior Jayla Sims won her second straight fifth-place medal at the Texas State Girls Powerlifting Championships in Waco Saturday with a career-best 900-pound total lift in the 165-pound weight class. Sims'


Idabel Heights Addition Land Sold New Homes Being Planned Idabel OK

Idabel Heights Addition Land Sold New Homes Being Planned Idabel OK Current IDABEL HEIGHTS ADDITION's homes were built in the late 1960's and early 1970's. If you are familiar with that addition then you know there is quite a bit of vacant land in that area of Idabel. Some of that vacant land consis


More than 100 arrested in southwest Arkansas cockfighting bust

De QUEEN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities said more than 100 people were taken into custody when dozens of law enforcement officers raided a suspected cockfighting operation in southwest Arkansas. The bust happened in Sevier County north of De Queen, about 125 miles southwest of Little Rock. Sevier County S


Silgan and employees reach contract deal

PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- Local union VP Gary Owens, says the board voted last week to accept a contract offered by the company after ten days of protests by employees who were locked out of the plant in early March. Silgan canning had been negotiating with union workers since October to reach a new co


More than 100 people detained in Arkansas cockfighting raid

De QUEEN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say more than 100 people were taken into custody when dozens of law enforcement officers raided a suspected cockfighting operation in southwest Arkansas. The bust happened in Sevier County north of De Queen, about 125 miles (201 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.


Grand jury may consider child shooting death

The current edition of the Hunt County grand jury this week may consider the capital murder case involving the December alleged capital murder of a Greenville boy. The current edition of the Hunt County grand jury is scheduled to convene its monthly meeting Friday to continue its six-month term of s