Paris Economic Development Corporation

Lamar County
4:43 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Frierson on investigation: Process needs to be seen through

Paris Mayor Matt Frierson
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Earlier this week in Paris, the city council rejected a motion to send the results of an investigation into the local Economic Development Corporation to the State of Texas. Paris Mayor Matt Frierson discussed the council’s decision with KETR.

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Lamar County
5:08 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Hashmi: 'Accountability' a concern for Paris council, PEDC

Dr. A.J. Hashmi
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Last night in Paris, the city council voted not to send results of an investigation of the local Economic Development Corporation to the state Attorney General’s office and the state Comptroller’s office. The motion was introduced by former mayor and current councilmember Dr. A.J. Hashmi. KETR’s Mark Haslett spoke with Hashmi about last night’s vote.

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Economic Development
8:26 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Bio-pharmaceutical company to boost Paris workforce

Paris EDC

PARIS - An agreement reached this week in Lamar County is expected to bring in more than 300 new jobs over the next five years. 

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Highway construction
8:27 am
Mon November 28, 2011

Another $1.5 million could go toward S.H. 24 expansion

PARIS - Another local entity will consider funding a portion of the right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation costs concerning the widening of State Highway 24.

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