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UPDATE: Five dead in I-30 Mount Pleasant crash

Fatal crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, TX MOUNT PLEASANT, TX - UPDATE: Five fatalities have been confirmed in the crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, TX . ORIGINAL: Police are on the scene of a deadly crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, Texas. The crash involves at least two 18-wheelers. Police tell KTA

KTAL - 2018-03-23 16:17:55

Paris man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop on Thursday

A traffic stop Thursday lead to a drug arrest by Pars Police. Officers made contact with Douglas Cruise, 35, in the 3300 block of Lamar Avenue as a result of a traffic stop at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday. Thank You For Reading! Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-23 17:55:00

Paris Texas Apparel Debuts New Tanglewood Storefront

"Paris may be the fashion capital of the world, but Texas is a whole 'nother world unto itself." So goes the thinking of brothers Paul and Patrick Hotze, Lone Star State natives and third-generation entrepreneurs who set out to build their own fashion brand here in 2012. That brand, Paris Texas Appa

HOUSTONIAMAG.COM - 2018-03-23 19:00:00

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


Gunman slain, 3 killed in rampage

Police cordons off the area of a raid at the suspect's residence involved in a shooting, in Carcassonne, southern France, Friday, March 23, 2018. A gun-wielding extremist unleashed bloodshed in a quiet corner of southern France on Friday, killing three people as he hijacked a car, opened fire on pol

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-24 01:20:52

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


EDITORIAL: City puts a polish on Paris parks

THE ISSUE: Today we offer the improvements of one of Paris' city parks. The improved space known as Oak Park is a collaboration between the city and the people it serves. Paris can be proud of its latest effort to bring great - and needed - changes to two of the city's green spaces. Thank You For


French police say they identified suspect

Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) - A French police officer who offered himself up to an extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage has died of his injuries, the interior minister said Saturday. Col. Arnaud Beltrame was among the first officers to respond to the attack on the supermarket in the s

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-03-24 07:03:55

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


RRV Athlete of the Week

North Lamar senior softball player Reagan Richardson has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week. In their 10-0 and 5-0 wins at home against Bells and at PG, respectively, Richardson allowed no hits in 11 innings, while strikin

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-22 15:58:00

TxDOT unveils plans for Hwy. 75 improvements

Planned improvements to the U.S. Highway 75 corridor throughout Grayson County include more than $161 million of work across a four-mile stretch of the highway that could see construction begin in less less than two years. Representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation unveiled the plan

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 00:14:50

Paris boys soccer team beats Bonham

The district boys race tightened considerably with Paris' win over Bonham and North Lamar taking Community to a shootout before the Braves prevailed. Community has a slim lead, 16-15, over Paris, but the Braves have completed the regular season. Princeton is in third place at 14 followed by North La

PARIS NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:02:00

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


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


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


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'


The Paris News / File Isabella Jumper and Kennedy Ward dye eggs at last year's Maxey House Easter event.

Walk With a Doc, a free walk led by health care professionals, kicks off another year at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The group, which meets the fourth Thursday of the month, will gather on the front steps of the Paris Public Library and then take an approximate two-mile walk in ByWaters Park, according to D


Firefighters fight police in head-to-head basketball Saturday

Head over to the Paris High School gym and watch a police officer and firefighter face off in a head-to-head match game of basketball. The Paris Fire Department and Paris Police Department will face-off in 'GUNZ -N- HOSEZ' this weekend in support of Paris High School Student Thank You For Reading!


Chance of isolated thunderstorms and damaging winds

According to the National Weather Service, tonight the Paris area could see isolated thunderstorms. "Any storms that develop will be capable of producing large hail as well as damaging wind gusts," according to NWS. "A tornado cannot be ruled out near or north of I-20 toward the Red River where sur


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