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Paris man jailed for felony assault of a female family member

paris police carParis police officers responding Saturday night to a disturbance call in the 700 block of Southeast 13th Street arrested a 41-year-old man after observing him hitting a woman, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

Wayne Lee Dunken was taken to the Lamar County Jail, where he was booked into jail on a charge of assaulting a family member.

Later, it was discovered that Dunken had two previous convictions for family assault, which resulted in the latest charge being enhanced to a felony, Garrett said.

Bond was set at $10,000.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

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