Paris – About 150 protestors showed up Monday in Paris to express their anger of the dismissal of murder charges against two white men accused of fatally killing a black man.
Protestors staged the rally outside the Lamar County Courthouse. Members of the Nation of Islam and the New Black Panther Party were among the participants, who said they wanted to show their anger at a pattern of unequal justice for whites and blacks in Paris.
Two arrested and one pepper sprayed following Commerce shooting; Murder trial again set in Hunt County; Wolfe City to discuss alcohol sales options; Hunt County Sheriff's office makes more illegal gambling busts; Protests planned Monday in Paris for murder suspects' release from jail
Commerce, TX – The Rangers win over Boston; TCU and Texas square off in college baseball; we've got an NBA finals update; Tiger wins the Memorial; Cowboys in the final week of OTA's; and Helio Castraneves wins at TMS; Greenville courting the idea of a minor-league baseball team.
Quinlan – Hunt County Sheriff's officials have broken up another couple of businesses suspected of operating in illegal gambling.
Deputies Saturday simultaneously raided a pair of game rooms in Quinlan and a grocery store in extreme southern Hunt County. Deputies also executed a search warrant on the Quinlan residence of one game room owner where more than $30,000 in cash was seized as well as alleged gambling documentation.
Sulphur Springs – Early voting ends Tuesday in Sulphur Springs for the runoff election between Place 3 incumbent Clay Walker and challenger Bradley Edge.
Residents will need to submit their vote by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Sulphur Springs Municipal Building, 125 South Davis St. The election will take place on Saturday, June 13. Residents can vote that day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Independent School District Administration Building, 631 Connally St.
Greenville – A Greenville thoroughfare is again facing a name change.
The Greenville City Council is scheduled Tuesday to take another stab at renaming Dent Road as Roy Warren Parkway, to honor the former mayor and civic leader. A public hearing is scheduled prior to the vote, which will take place during the Council's regular session, starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Municipal Building, 2821 Washington Street.