Alternate meaning: Paris, Texas (movie).
Paris is a city located in Lamar County, Texas and is situated in East Texas. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 25,898. It is the county seat of Lamar County, Texas. It has been called the "Second Largest Paris in the World," and to this end even has a duplicate of the Eiffel Tower, which is now capped by a giant red cowboy hat.
It is governed by a city council as specified in the city's charter adopted in 1948. It has fewer than 100 police officers, and fewer than 100 fire fighters. It is not in an earthquake zone, as evidenced by its rating as a Risk Zone 1 which is the lowest rating in earthquake potential.Web Sites and Links
Festival of PumpkinsTwo-day Main Street celebration of everything pumpkin and fall, including music, food, and activities for all ages.
Paris Entertainment SeriesIncludes information on current season's performers, with subscription and sponsorship information.
Paris, Texas Public LibraryIncludes services, contact information, kid's section, staff, history, and events.