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The retention and expansion of industrial jobs continues to be paramount for Paris Economic Development Corp. and remains high in the expectations Paris and Lamar County residents have of those in leadership positions, as indicated by a recent online Paris News poll.

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 After more than four hours of interviewing superintendent candidates and discussions during an executive session Wednesday night, Tiffany Mabe, Rivercrest ISD’s business manager, emerged as the lone finalist for the superintendent’s job at the district.

Dan Thomas, a Republican candidate for U.S. House District 4 seat, will be hosting a town hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Heritage Hall, 1009 W. Kaufman St. in Paris.

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 The latest change in how the Texas Department of State Health Services is reporting Covid-19 cases isn’t sitting well with Fannin County Judge Randy Moore.

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Paris Police Chief Richard Salter has spent most of his law enforcement career learning about and fighting illegal drug use. He has armed himself with information he’s stockpiled into PowerPoint presentations he’ll share with schools, churches and civic organizations. He has tracked the opioid family of drugs over his career including fentanyl, one of the most deadly drugs of a long list of illicit substances sold on the street today.

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Supporters turned out on a snowy Saturday night for the Red River Valley Down Syndrome”s annual Snowflakes and Diamonds Gala and broke an all-time fund-raising record with $105,000 in donations.

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Residents in cities and school districts throughout the area will be going to the polls May 7 to determine who will serve on city councils and as school trustees for the coming year.

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Rivercrest ISD’s Board of Trustees plan an executive session to discuss applications for the replacement of Superintendent Stanley Jessee, who is retiring, when they meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the junior high school boardroom at 4100 US 271 South, Bogata.

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The 2022 severe weather season is not too far away, and the National Weather Service and local public safety officials want you to be ready. The National Weather Service will be conducting a free, virtual severe weather training class for Lamar County on Jan. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.