The governor allowed counties with 20 active cases or fewer to opt out.
July 25, Red River Valley Amateur Radio Club: 10 a.m., Paris Municipal Courtroom, 2910 Clarksville St. has been cancelled.
More than 3,000 Texans have died from the coronavirus and counties are preparing for even more deaths by expanding their capacities to store bodies.
The Republican parties in some of the state's biggest red counties are rebuking the governor over his use of executive authority during the pandemic.
The Paris/Lamar County Health District is reporting 15 additional Covid-19 cases today, bringing the Lamar County total to 392 cases since reporting began in March.
The gathering, which was expected to draw around 6,000 people, was set to happen next week in Houston.
As the Texas Department of Public Safety continues with the phased reopening of driver license offices, the department is expanding in-person services across the state.
Fannin County Judge Randy Moore spoke in favor of Gov. Greg Abbott’s mask mandate on Saturday to mixed community reactions online.
All the clients staying at Safe-T’s shelter were moved into hotel rooms, where they remained quarantined for a little over two weeks. Shelter staff were also quarantined.
In the worst report day since the coronavirus pandemic struck Lamar County, the local heath district is reporting the death of a 75-year-old male and 24 new Covid-19 cases.
The state health services notified the Delta County office of emergency management about the county’s eighth positive case of the novel coronavirus.
The Paris/Lamar County Health District reports seven new Covid-19 cases today including four females, ages 36, 37, 45 and 59, along with three males, ages 19, 31 and 86.
BONHAM — Fannin County cases have spiked, climbing from 82 to 112 in the space of a week, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. Approximately 34 of the cases are active, the website states, and the number of deaths remains at seven.
Paris/Lamar County Health District is reporting 10 new Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total Lamar County count to 347 since reporting began in March.
The Texas Workforce Commission said that incorrect filings and fraud can lead to overpayments, but the money must be paid back even if it was the state's mistake.
The Lamar County count of confirmed Covid-19 climbs to 337 today after a report of five additional cases by the Paris/Lamar County Health District. Today's cases include four females, ages 21, 29, 41 and 71, and one 71-year-old male.
For the past two months, the number of people filing claims in Texas has trended downward. But last week, the number of people who filed for claims increased 7% over the previous week.
The Roxton volunteer fire department and the city of Roxton, along with other Texas agencies, have made arrangements for a Covid-19 testing site to take place in Roxton.
Paris/Lamar County Health District is reporting seven new Covid-19 cases for Saturday and today, bringing the total Lamar County count to 332 confirmed cases since reporting began in March.
The Paris/Lamar County Health District today is reporting nine new confirmed Covid-19 cases, bring the total in Lamar County to 325 since reporting began in March.
As for the voting exemption in his mask order, Abbott says it was designed to make sure Texans do not lose their right to vote "simply because they don't have a mask."