Greenville – Three people are arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop along Interstate 30 in Greenville.
The incident occurred at around 4:00 a.m. Sunday near mile marker 93. Officer Robert Pemberton with the Greenville Police Department conducted a search of the vehicle after the driver and two passengers gave conflicting accounts of their travel plans.
After given consent to search, Pemberton located 13 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle's trunk space where the spare tire was missing.
Paris – State riot police are called to Paris, and Lamar County deputies arrest two people following protests outside the courthouse Tuesday.
About 100 people took to the streets, then around 200 attended the protest arguing the recent dismissal of charges against two white men, accused of killing a black man in September, 2008. They were met by about a dozen white supremacist protestors.
One skinhead and one shirtless man, both of them white, were arrested after exchanging words with a deputy.
Commerce ISD receives delinquent tax report, among other items in Monday meeting; Greenville Pool could be replaced; Paranormal research group conducts stay at Hunt County Jail over weekend; Protest in Paris planned for Tuesday.
Commerce – The Commerce ISD Monday during its regular meeting received a delinquent tax report, approved stipends for shortage teaching areas, plus joined a Co-Op to better assist in technology purchases.
Tab Bell, of the Law Firm of Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins and Mott, LLP out of Tyler presented the delinquent tax report. Bell informed the school board of the Firm's attempts in obtaining delinquent taxes from local businesses and residents, and provided figures on who still owes the district money.
Greenville – The Hunt County Courthouse may still hold some long overdue jail inmates.
Members of the Paranormal Research and Investigations of Northeast Texas (P.R.I.N.T.) team spent Saturday night inside the courthouse, alongside a documentary film director, for an eight-hour study.
A preliminary assessment found the first four floors of the courthouse a disappointment, but things began to get interesting on the fifth and sixth floors. An official with the organization said "things began to intensify."
Greenville – Officials with the City of Greenville are considering replacing Ja-Lu Pool. Local children would still have a chance to cool off, however, as a splash park is being proposed for the same location.