The nonpartisan league’s president, Grace Chimene, told the radio station that she was “shocked” at the lack of website security demonstrated in Texas. The league found that 201 of the 254 county election websites don’t signal in their URLs that the website is secure.

Over the years, Earl Erickson has been instrumental in community improvement projects and local organizations throughout Lamar County. On Saturday, he was honored for his work by being receiving the History Maker of the Year award.

Good morning, Red River Valley! What's likely to be a gray morning will turn into a mostly sunny, warm and breezy Sunday afternoon with a high near 65. It'll be a brief shot of warmth ahead of the next cold front that could kick off a bit of rain tonight and Monday morning.

Toy requests are a hot topic during the Christmas season, so The Paris News reached out to local service organizations to learn what items top children’s wish lists. Bicycles are by far the most-requested item every year.

According to Global Market Research, digital gift voucher numbers are soon estimated to reach $698.2 billion globally. The report also highlights a growth rate expected at 10% annually from 2015 to 2025.

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced planned road work in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

The Paris Kiwanis Club recognized the North Lamar High School Key Club for their 50th anniversary during Tuesday’s noon meeting. Congratulating the Key Club officers are Kiwanis member Stephen ‘Red’ Holmes, sergeant at arms Wesley Crites, secretary Joseph Franklin, NLHS Assistant Principal P…

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As part of a “Lets Build Paris” campaign, Paris Economic Development Corp. is seeking bids on a clean-up project of roughly 250 acres of land to ready the economic engine’s properties for industrial development.

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Millions of Americans will receive health insurance in the coming year through the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” but for those who have yet to register, the deadline is right around the corner.

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Music minister Danny Maron first sang in the Living Christmas Tree at Immanuel Baptist Church in 1976 as a youth. Forty three years later, he will be leading the choir in this year’s highly enhanced version of the popular presentation.

The pastor, officers and members of Bethlehem Baptist Church - The House of Bread, 1415 Franklin Ave. in Bonham, will honor the dedicated men and women of the police and fire departments across Fannin County with a day of thanks tomorrow.

Corrective action on a dangerous S-curve in the middle of town on Highway 271 may not come until the state widens the two-lane roadway from Paris to the Red River-Titus County line, according to a Texas Department of Transportation official.

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Last weekend, a handful of people got the opportunity to see one of Peter Jackson’s latest, most unique films, “They Shall Not Grow Old,” thanks to efforts by a local veteran, John Berquist.

Paris Junior College on Wednesday hosted an inaugural job fair for students and regional businesses. The goal chiefly was to help Paris Junior College graduates obtain employment, although anyone in the community was welcome to attend.

Paris Community Theatre sings in the holidays with a musical revue of favorite Yuletide songs and stories when the amateur acting troupe brings its professional-level entertainers to the stage for “Christmas at The Plaza” this weekend.

The department has received a new ambulance outfitted with custom features, providing both reliability and high-quality resources for staff and patients, EMS Director Kent Klinkerman said.

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L.C. Hill and Clyde Waters, directors for the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District No. 443, were recognized by the Texas State Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts for serving 20 years on the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Trey Watson, field represe…

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Eleven students from the North Lamar High School choir qualified to audition for the Texas Music Educators Association All State Choir. Qualifiers beginning, front row from left, are Amanda Dean, Bonnie Dong, Jillian Jones and Mackenna Miller; middle row, Reyna Hildreth, Sarah Carl, Gibson D…

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After realizing Delilah Solar Energy Center, primarily located in Red River County, also crosses over into Lamar County, the corporation on Tuesday went to the Lamar County Commissioners’ Court to update its reinvestment zone accordingly.

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After months of work, improvements to the Detroit ballfields have recently been completed, including drainage repairs, leveling, the addition of culverts and more.

The Kiwanis Club of Paris on Tuesday inducted new member Chris Kennedy, seen with his sponsor, Kay McNeal. Kennedy said he was a pastor’s son who grew up a wild child, eventually becoming involved with drugs. He said he answered the call to ministry, got clean and has been helping the homele…

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The Paris Kiwanis Club recognized the North Lamar High School Key Club for their 50th anniversary during Tuesday’s noon meeting. Congratulating the Key Club officers are Kiwanis member Stephen ‘Red’ Holmes, sergeant at arms Wesley Crites, secretary Joseph Franklin, NLHS Assistant Principal P…