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BLOSSOM - The Paris News is reporting the destruction of the Family Life Center at Blossom Church of God in Lamar County. The fire broke out before noon Thursday.

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A Lamar County man is petitioning for his release from the Texas Prison System, arguing ineffective counsel during his 2009 trial.

PARIS - A Lamar County family fighting to block the TransCanada pipeline from crossing their farm finally got their wish.

Drought conditions improving for North Texas

Feb 3, 2012
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The U.S. Drought Monitor for the State of Texas released its latest report Tuesday, showing that for the first time some 20 months, a swath of the region was no longer listed under drought conditions.

Commerce Firefighters dispatched to the Fort Davis wildfire captured this image in April.

AUSTIN - Another 74 Texas counties are now eligible for wildfire assistance as FEMA has agreed to grant the state’s repeated request to expand its major disaster declaration.

Major grant to bring more walkers, bikers

Nov 30, 2011
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PARIS - Lamar County Commissioners have accepted a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department grant for $200,000 that will extend the Trail de Paris another three miles.

Council, commissioners agree on Highway 24 funding

Nov 29, 2011

PARIS - The Paris City Council agreed Monday to fund a portion of the right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation costs concerning the widening of State Highway 24.

Northeast Texas region nearly burn ban free

Nov 15, 2011

Despite a gloomy outlook on the drought front, area counties are slowly beginning to lift burn bans.

One dead, another injured in alleged family dispute

Sep 27, 2011
A possible murder in northern Lamar County has led authorities to arrest two teenagers suspected of the crime.
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LAMAR COUNTY - Jerry Lee Griffith has been identified as the man shot to death Sunday evening following an altercation with his stepson in northern Lamar County.

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