MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Jason Lyle Mooneyham, 48, of Paris, pleaded guilty to theft charges in federal court Friday, received a five-year probated sentence and was ordered to pay $14,000 in restitution for stealing gambling chips from two Oklahoma casinos.

Paris City Council will go behind closed doors at a Monday meeting to evaluate the interim city manager and financial director Gene Anderson and to discuss a tax abatement with Aequis Aero Machine, formerly T&K Machine, 2220 W. Park St.

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The county fire service discussions are being postponed until a new city manager and fire chief are hired, following the resignation of former city manager John Godwin and the departure of former fire chief Mike Vogel this month, Interim City Manager and Paris Finance Director Gene Anderson said.

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If you haven’t yet bought tickets to Paris Community Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz,” you just might be too late. Tickets for the live stage version of the beloved 1939 film are going fast, and two shows this weekend are already sold out.

When Amber Guyger — the former Dallas police officer found guilty of the murder of Botham Jean — was sentenced to 10 years in prison, the sentencing sparked discussion and controversy as many believed the length of the punishment was too lenient. But for the people who determine sentencing l…

Tresors de Paris Art, Wine, and Craft Beer will host Shera Maher, a noted Taos, New Mexico, artist with Paris roots, from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24, at 125 Lamar Ave. in Paris.

Registration continues for a rural health care symposium presented by the Texas Rural Healthcare Association in conjunction with Paris Regional Medical Center and the Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association at Paris Regional’s Lewis Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22.

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Fields of Faith, a student lead program offering young people the opportunity to pray, share with and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ, will hold a childhood cancer fundraiser event from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Chisum ISD football field, 3250 S. Church St.

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A second Building Code Overview and Compliance Seminar is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Love Civic Center, 2025 S. Collegiate Drive.

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Harrison-Walker-Harper is sponsoring a chili luncheon and silent auction with proceeds to benefit the 2020 Lamar County United Way campaign Oct. 18 at corporate headquarters, 2510 S. Church St.

The Paris Harley-Davidson dealership and philanthropist Adam Sandoval have set a new Guinness World Record for continuous Harley-Davidson motorcycles on parade, with 3,497 motorcyclists from across the country riding their Harley Davidson bikes through Paris on a 3.5 mile ride

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State Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston, who represents Lamar, Red River, Bowie and Franklin counties, will be in Paris on Monday for a town hall meeting.

Paris law enforcement, EMS and fire departments will respond to an active shooter drill on Monday, Oct. 14, designed to be as realistic as possible, according to the Paris Police Department. 

Paris Fire Department responded to a fully involved house fire this morning at the intersection of Hickory Street and 15th Street NE. One firefighter sustained minor injuries and was taken to Paris Regional Medical Center. They have since been released from the hospital.