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Patterson Surrenders on Indecency with a Child/Sexual Contact Charges

Patterson Surrenders on Indecency with a Child/Sexual Contact Charges

On Monday, November 17th Robert C. Patterson, 31,  turned himself in to the Lamar County Jail on charges of indecency with a child/sexual contact. Patterson posted a $25,000 bond. ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Brookshire's Gives Donation to the CAC

Brookshire's Gives Donation to the CAC

Brookshire’s Grocery recently gave a donation to The Children’s Advocacy Center of Paris.  Brookshire’s Store Director Rocky Dority presents a check in the amount of $2,000 to Rebecca Peevy, Executive Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center.   ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

The 7th grade Girls Basketball Gold team defeated Pleasant Grove 10 – 4.  Scorers for NL were: Chetori Jones – 6; Reyna Hildreth – 2; Ali Whitley – 2Defensive Effort: Reyna Hildreth.  The 8th Grade Gold team lost to  6-14. Scorers for NL were: Allison Bright...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Police Arrests on 11/18/14

Paris Police Arrests on 11/18/14

Allen, Brenda Kaye, 34, Fail To Display Driver’s; Open Container Basinger, Eric Latham, 25, Seat Belt Violation Moody, Blair Leann, 17, Defective Headlamps; Harboring Runaway Wilson, Jasmine Deshuntae, 18, Theft Property<$50 w/Previous ...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Zachary Chavez Simmons Sentenced To 25 Years For Aggravated Robbery

Zachary Chavez Simmons Sentenced To 25 Years For Aggravated Robbery

A Paris man plead guilty and will spend more than two decades in prison for the robbery of Swaim’s Hardware this past January. 24-year-old Zachary Chavez Simmons was sentenced to 25 years for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon this past Wednesday by Lamar County Judge Bill Harris. On...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Grand jury: 24 indicted in November

Grand jury: 24 indicted in November

A Lamar County grand jury handed up indictments on 24 individuals to the 6th District Court in November, including the indictments of Jesus Sotelo Dominguez on the charges of online solicitation of a minor (under 14 years of age) and indecency by contact and Samuel Chico...

11/19/2014 by Josh Allen
Opening on The Civil Service Commission

Opening on The Civil Service Commission

The City of Paris is looking for a volunteer to serve on the Civil Service Commission. If you are a resident of Paris and would like to make a difference in the City by volunteering your time and knowledge, you may want to consider serving on the City’s Civil Service Commission. The City is...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Christmas in Paris this Saturday

Christmas in Paris this Saturday

The Love Civic Center “Christmas in Paris” is this Saturday, November 22nd at the Love Civic Center from 9am-4pm. Christmas in Paris is a traditional Christmas bazaar hosted by Troop 2, chartered by Calvary United Methodist Church. Admission is free, but donations for Toys for Tots...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Lakes Medical Center to break ground Friday

Paris Lakes Medical Center to break ground Friday

Developer Ron Parker holds a mark-up of a drawing of the Paris Lakes project on Loop 286 on the city’s southeast corner. (eParisExtra photo by Charles Richards) Over two years ago eParisExtra.com first broke the news that Paris could be home to a new hospital/planned community...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

Paris Main Street Program Receives $5000 Grant

The Anice Read Fund of the Texas Downtown Association and Communities Foundation of Texas have announced the 2014 grant recipients. Paris Main Street Program was selected to receive a grant in the amount of $5000 to help construct the public handicap accessible restroom in downtown Paris in...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

Each year North Lamar campuses partner with Scholastic Book Fairs® to help foster a lifelong love of reading.  Students from pre-kindergarten through high school and their families are given the opportunity to shop for books and educational products at an affordable price, helping to bridge...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Main Street & Paris Downtown Association Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Paris Main Street & Paris Downtown Association Celebrate Small Business Saturday®

Paris Main Street and the Paris Downtown Association have announced their participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday on November 29th to support independent businesses in historic downtown Paris. On November 29th from 10: 00 a.m.  to 6:oo p.m. the greater Paris  area is...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Reindeer Run set for December 6th

Reindeer Run set for December 6th

Click the poster to register for the 2014 Reindeer Run.  The 2nd Annual Reindeer Run begins at the Lamar County Courthouse at 8:15 on Saturday December 6th.  Adult entries registered online include a free race t-shirt.  Student registration is $5 and student race t-shirts can be purchased...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

Two students from North Lamar High School have earned an audition spot at the TMEA All State Choir after a recent choir contest held at East Texas Baptist University.  Senior Cierra Williams and sophomore Brock Garrison will compete on January 10, 2015 at Texas A&M University Commerce for...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra