Conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan has said he secretly recorded Burrows and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen asking him to challenge 10 House incumbents in the 2020 elections.
Choctaw Casino & Resort is hosting a job fair Monday as it looks to hire about 30 people to join its team in full- and part-time positions.
A hot, dry landscape heading into the season can concentrate dove around feeding and watering areas, making for excellent hunting, according to wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Houston ISD, the state's largest school district, is among those that could have its school board taken over by the state, due to consecutive low ratings of one of its schools.
The law will make the electronic transmission of unwanted sexually explicit material a class C misdemeanor. But legal experts worry it could be written too broadly under the First Amendment to be effective.
The state’s approach stands in stark contrast to that of Australia, where leaders have successfully pushed a nationwide program that has made a sizable dent in cervical cancer rates.
A statewide increase in car accidents and insurance claims could raise premiums across the board, including in the Paris area, local insurance agent Misty Vaughn said.
Paris Fire Chief Mike Vogel said the state fire marshal has been called in for an investigation on a structure fire Sunday at 402 2nd St. SW.
A civil rights group has sued on behalf of two residents who say their votes were rejected based on their signatures.
In their lawsuit, the Democrats contend Bonnen, Sullivan and state Rep. Dustin Burrows violated campaign finance laws and demanded that Sullivan produce a recording of the meeting that he has so far played only for select Republicans.
The House General Investigating Committee, which holds subpoena power, will review allegations that Bonnen offered media credentials to a conservative group if it targeted 10 GOP lawmakers in the upcoming election.
Abbott announced a similar series of roundtables after the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
There will be 75 candles on his birthday cake and Smokey Bear still hopes none of them start a forest fire.
The Paris Junior College Board of Regents agreed on a proposed tax rate of 0.084%, a reduction from the current tax rate of 0.085%
Everywhere she goes, Brenda Wells wears a beaded bracelet to remind her to keep a balance in life.
Whiskey Myers, a band founded by Paris resident John Jeffers, is on tour and playing alongside some of the biggest names in rock. Recently, they opened up for rock 'n roll legends, The Rolling Stones.
Our Shumard red oak has a dark streak on its trunk. Everything is dry and it is not getting any larger. The tree appears healthy otherwise. Should I be concerned?
Sunday, Aug. 4
President Donald Trump tweeted the news Friday afternoon. Rep. John Ratcliffe issued a statement as well, saying he doesn't wish for a national security and intelligence debate about his confirmation to become a political, partisan issue.
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday told consumers affected by the Equifax data breach that they are unlikely to get the full $125 cash payment that many sought.
Crime labs repeatedly told lawmakers and budget officials that they couldn't distinguish between hemp and marijuana without new testing resources. The issue got almost no attention.
Texas DPS will implement a new alert system to assist police in finding and rescuing missing adults too old for an Amber Alert and too young for a Silver alert who may have been kidnapped or who are in immediate danger of injury or death.
Choctaw County Undersheriff Jody King is recovering from additional surgery following a car wreck July 12 that left him with a fractured C2 bone.
Singer-songwriter Chris Knight will appear in concert Aug. 22 at Paris’ Heritage Hall, 1009 W. Kaufman St.
In reviving the rarely used federal death penalty, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday it would use the same lethal drug Texas uses in its executions. Ordering five executions in December and January, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told the federal prisons bureau to adopt a…
Trump said he will nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, to be director of National Intelligence and that he will name an acting official in the coming days.
Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that temporary, intermittent closures will occur along Highway 82 in late July and early August, weather permitting, from Country Club Road eastward to CR 2935.
Robert Mueller, the taciturn lawman at the center of a polarizing American drama, in a long day of congressional testimony, warned that Moscow’s actions represented — and still represent — a great threat to American democracy.
President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn’t watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress on Wednesday proved irresistible.
The 2020 election could mark the first time the state's five largest counties allow residents to vote at any polling place instead of limiting them to precinct-based sites.
Medicare could save $1.57 for every dollar spent delivering free healthy meals to frail seniors after a hospitalization, according to a new study that comes as lawmakers look to restrain costs by promoting patients' well-being.
FORT WORTH — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host a ranch gathering Aug. 7, at the Hopkins County Civic Center in Sulphur Springs.
Prosecutors and crime lab scientists were scrambling to find a solution after a change in the state's definition of marijuana imperiled criminal cases.
The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes.
Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
College Station and Bryan, in collaboration with Texas A&M University, are set to host the 2019 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Games of Texas. The 2019 City of Paris Aquatic Swimmers advancing to the games include, from left to right, Veronica Baird, Thomas Wear, Jude Wear, Beverly Ba…
Almost 200 people attended a late afternoon reception for members of the Texas Historical Commission board of directors and its staff Wednesday in the lobby of Peoples National Bank.
A group of local filmmakers will see their work screened in public for the first time at a Fort Worth film festival next weekend. “Exit Bag” will have its world premier at 3:30 p.m. July 27 during the Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase.
Many prosecutors say the way Gov. Greg Abbott and lawmakers redefined marijuana requires new lab testing to prove it’s different from recently legalized hemp. The situation has created a patchwork of consequences for people caught with pot.
Paris High School junior Skylar Coursey, 17, daughter of Kelli and Jeff Coursey, is this year's Crape Myrtle Queen.
After an election that swept scores of Republican judges out of office, Gov. Greg Abbott is eyeing judicial selection reform. Advocates hope that the perennial issue may finally draw some attention.
President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis.
H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89.
Public record requests by Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology have revealed the FBI and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have used facial recognition technology to scan state driver's license databases, including photos of legal residents and citizens, without their con…
The announcement by the former Florida congressman, who now lives in Texas, sets up a possible challenge to the current chairman, James Dickey.
The new law changed the definition of marijuana, and prosecutors and crime labs say they don't have the resources to test if a substance is legal hemp or marijuana.
IDABEL, Okla. — The Museum of the Red River will host a new exhibit, “Art of the Aloha Shirt: Keoni of Hawaii, 1938–5,” from June 25 to Aug. 11.
The Transportation Department is moving to relax federal regulations that require truckers to pull over, a long sought goal of the trucking industry. Interest groups that represent motor carriers and truck drivers have lobbied for revisions they say would make the rigid “hours of service” ru…
Starting Sept. 1, Texans who take items from mailboxes and porches face tougher penalties for their crimes. But some say punishments are too extreme since they're not based on the value of what's taken.
Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths per 100,000 inmates in 2014, the latest year for which the government released data. That's 2½ times the rate in state prisons and about 3½ times the general population.