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  Paris, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paris is a city located 98 miles (158 km) northeast of Dallas in Lamar County, Texas, in the United States.
It was incorporated by the Congress of the Republic of Texas on February 3, 1845.
Paris was on the Central National Road of the Republic of Texas, which ran from San Antonio north through Paris to cross the Red River.
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 Paris, Texas (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paris, Texas (1984) is a movie directed by Wim Wenders and is probably his most well-known and critically acclaimed work (in the English speaking world, at least).
The film is named after the Texan town of Paris, although no footage is shot there.
Paris, Texas is notable for stunning cinematography of the Texan landscape.
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 Paris, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paris is a city located in Lamar County, Texas situated in East Texas, specifically Northeast Texas, at the western edge of the Piney Woods.
Paris is located in USDA plant hardiness zone 7b for winter temperatures.
Paris Junior College (http://www.parisjc.edu) provides post-secondary education, and hosts the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology, a well-respected school of gemology, horology, and jewelry.
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 Handbook of Texas Online: PARIS, TX
Paris, previously known as Pinhook, is the county seat of Lamar County.
The Texas and Pacific reached town in 1876; the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe and the St. Louis and San Francisco in 1887; the Texas Midland (later Southern Pacific) in 1893; and the Paris and Mount Pleasant (Pa-Ma Line) in 1910.
The population of Paris was reported as 9,358 in 1904, as 11,269 by 1910, as 15,040 by 1925, and as 15,649 by 1930.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/hdp1.html   (695 words)

 Paris, Texas (1984)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paris Texas is a slow, moody, and delicate study about a man who once ran away from everything and now is coming to terms with himself and learning to forgive himself, by finally facing he people he turned his back on.
Paris, Texas is about redemption, the road, family, and the bleakness of the American Southwest.
Paris, Texas is a film that must not only be seen, but experienced.
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 Paris Texas Real Estate - North Texas Property | Doe Run Properties |
Paris, Texas today is generally recognized around the Southwest and especially North Texas as being a unique city, a city with its own personality.
Paris was officially declared "The Crape Myrtle City of Texas" by a joint resolution of the Texas House and Senate in 1997 after holding the unofficial title since 1936.
Texas A and M University-Commerce is located 40 minutes southwest of Paris,TX and has a student population of 7,600.
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 Paris, Texas...Visit Paris Texas
City founder George Wright allowed the fledgling community to be named for Paris, France by Thomas Poteet, one of his employees.
Twice, in 1877 and in 1916, the city was nearly destroyed by raging fires.
Through the years, Paris, the county seat, has been a cattle town, a railhead, farming center, and a military center.
www.allacrosstexas.com /paris.htm   (283 words)

 The History of Paris and Lamar County, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1936, the Texas Centennial Commission caused to be erected on the ground a granite marker, carrying an inscription stating that it was Lafayette, first court site of Lamar county, where court was held from June 28, 1841, to June 26, 1843, when Mount Vernon became the county seat.
Paris therefore became the county seat of Lamar count and the first term of the court was held here April 29, 1844.
Section 2: Be it further enacted: That the citizens of the Corporation of the Town of Paris shall have all the benefits, privileges, and in all respects be governed by the provisions of an act for the incorporation of the town of Marshall in the County of Harrison.
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 Eiffel Tower, Paris, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Both Paris of Texas and Paris of Tennessee commemorated their Eiffel Tower Replicas in 1993.
Texas town boosters knew they were on shaky ground for an enduring and unique civic claim (and reminders that they were the "Second Largest Paris in the World" and the inspiration for the title of the 1984 movie "Paris, Texas" were feeble at best).
Paris is County Seat of Lamar County, which is one of only three counties in Texas that produces no oil or gas." We were finishing a delerious loop through central and west Texas and Oklahoma, where there were drills aplenty.
www.roadsideamerica.com /attract/TXPAReiffel.html   (598 words)

 Paris Texas Historic Paris.
Paris also holds third place in a category no town wants to be in.
Paris is also the official Crepe Myrtle Capital of Texas.
Paris is one of three destinations offered by the railroad, the others being Antlers and Ft.
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 www.myspace.com/paristexasrock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
paris texas has currently taken up residency in the city of milwaukee.
That was the old Paris Texas, who formed in Madison in 1997.
The new Paris Texas unleashes 11 relentlessly paced tracks that deliberately shake the tree of their emo roots and pollinate it with a punk sound that benefits from the fact that it never feels comfortable in one genre.
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 Paris Texas Real Estate * Country Homes * Farms * Ranches * Land * Businesses
Welcome to Paris Texas, located in Lamar County in Northeast Texas near the Southeast Oklahoma border and situated on the divide between the Red and Sulphur rivers.
People who could retire anywhere in the world choose Paris Texas, because of its cost of living, mild climate, abundance of medical facilities and an excellent quality of life.
Many people in Northeast Texas and Southeast Oklahoma, lacking time and resources, opt for the "Second Largest Paris In The World" featuring the "Second Largest Eiffel Tower" which stands 65 ft tall and is "Texanized" with a cowboy hat.
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 Texas Lake Country - Paris, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The enchanting gateway to Texas, Paris is graced by dozens of beautiful old homes and unique public architecture, creating a charming backdrop for a thriving economy and a contemporary lifestyle.
Paris was officially declared The Crape Myrtle City of Texas by a joint resolution of the Texas House and Senate in 1997.
Spring is in the air and the dogwoods are in bloom as we celebrate the 68th Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration.
www.easttexas.com /NETTC/cities_paris.php   (581 words)

 Texarkana Gazette: News and Classifieds From Texarkana, Texas/Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Texas High, which closes out the regular season at home Tuesday against North Lamar, dropped to 5-4 and 14-15.
Texas High trailed by 14 at halftime before closing within 10 after three quarters.
PARIS (62): Brown 6 5-10 17, Edwards 5 0-0 10, Gill 1 2-2 4, Ferguson 1 0-0 2, Green 1 0-0 2, Ryan 1 0-0 2, Sims 7 4-6 18, Barnett 1 2-2 4, TOTALS 23 16-27 19 62.
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 Movie Review of Paris, Texas
Similarly, in Paris, Texas, it is only after Travis lets go of his past, and goes through a liminal experience (his journey through the desert), that he can begin to repair the threads of his tattered existence.
But this postcard, and the tract of land it shows, is pregnant with meaning: Travis was conceived in Paris, Texas, so it signifies a now-lost moment of union that belonged to an earlier generation.
Travis seems irresistibly drawn to Paris, Texas because it is a remnant of a perfect place and a life in which good things happened.
www.guidetocinema.com /paris.html   (1551 words)

 Paris News
Three Paris churches offer child care services as a ministry - serving a need for parents who work and offering social, physical and cognitive development opportunities for children.
Paris City Council unanimously has elected Richard Manning to be mayor for the next 12 months.
Paris Regional Medical Center's dispute with Radiology Center of Paris and Magnetic Imaging of Paris is over.
www.topix.net /city/paris-tx   (563 words)

 Amazon.com: Paris, Texas: DVD: Harry Dean Stanton,Sam Berry,Bernhard Wicki,Dean Stockwell,Aurore Clément,Claresie ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Something like a perfect artistic union is achieved in the major components of Paris, Texas: the twang of Ry Cooder's guitar, the lonely light of Robbie Muller's camera, the craggy landscape of Harry Dean Stanton's face.
Paris, Texas is a straight forward story, yet mystifying as it discloses very little for the audience.
This music, from the LP Paris, Texas, which filled the boat's space, was hitting the right spot.
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 MovieMartyr.com - Paris, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paris, Texas is the way that it so thoroughly demonstrates how one can regress to a point where direct communication becomes impossible.
When Travis finally reaches his destination, the two perfectly modulated scenes that ensue are stomach-churning exhibitions of what happens when the hurt hurts too much to allow one to reestablish an emotional connection.
Paris, Texas’ opening shots, the film promises a potential escape from the heartache, baggage and claustrophobia of the modern world.
www.moviemartyr.com /1984/paristexas.htm   (449 words)

 DVD.net : Paris, Texas - DVD Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But it was 1984’s Paris, Texas that truly embraced this illustration of the small but vital things of life.
Never especially well treated on home video, Paris, Texas has not been graced with a stunning video transfer for this DVD release, though it is easily the best video presentation of the film thus far.
Subtle, observant and exceptionally stylish, Paris, Texas is a landmark moment in the career of one of the most fascinating directors of the late 20th century.
www.dvd.net.au /review.cgi?review_id=886   (1509 words)

 Paris Texas Hardware
Since the early 1990s, Paris Texas Hardware has been a drapery hardware innovator in the Dallas design community.
The company is among the first to introduce a comprehensive collection of styles, components, and finishes to meet the needs of discriminating clients.
Kerri Green, President and Creative Director of Paris Texas Hardware, foresaw a growing demand for unique and elegant high-quality drapery hardware - collections that included finials, poles, and accessories.
www.paristexashardware.com   (150 words)

 :: BANDS :: PARIS, TEXAS :: New Line Records
God was just a few hours off in trying to smite Paris Texas with a 15-ton backhoe.
The boys— Matt Tennessen on bass, Sam Vinz beating drums, Nick Zinkgraf and Nolan Treolo on guitars, and Scott Sherpe singing—took it in stride, though: It was just the next in a line of near-misses, almost-hits, and vehicles behaving badly that have tried—and even succeeded—to kill Paris Texas over the years.
In addition to near-death by backhoe, Paris Texas suffered miserable living conditions in Madison, sharing a crappy apartment with no real furniture and no clean water.
www.newlinerecords.com /bands/paristexas   (623 words)

 Paris Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Paris, Texas, Wim Wenders, Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément, Hunter Carson, Socorro Valdez, Bernhard Wicki, Sharon Menzel, Justin Hogg, Edward Fayton,...
After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station.
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 Paris Texas Real Estate For Sale - North Texas Property | Doe Run Properties |
Doe Run is a planned multiphase, residential development situated on 128 acres in the beautifully rolling, wooded hills of the Red River Valley of North Texas.
One of the premier North Texas real estate developments, Doe Run Properties is convenient to everything.
Large Oak trees, mature Elm and Hickory trees, rolling terrain, meandering creeks feeding multiple lakes and a diversity of wildlife have been combined to create a diversified subdivision on the outskirts of Paris, Texas that caters to most any preference.
www.doerunproperties.com   (232 words)

 Cryozootech : The horses : Paris-Texas
Paris-Texas, a bay foal with 3 socks, was born on March 13th, 2005 in College Station, Texas.
Instead of electro-fusion of the donor cell with a denuded oocyte, the nucleus is introduced mechanically into the cytoplasm of the oocyte, using a « piezo drill ».
The horse is the sixth animal species cloned in Texas AandM laboratories, after cattle, goats, pigs, a deer and a cat.
www.cryozootech.com /index.php?m=the_horses&d=Paris_Texas_en&l=en   (659 words)

 Paris, Texas TX - Motels, Hotels, Inns, Lodging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Best Western Inn of Paris provides rooms that are continually being updated and are professionally staffed.
The Paris Days Inn is located in the biggest town in Lamar County (population 25,898).
Paris, home of the Eiffel Tower with the red cowboy hat on top, is t...
www.roadsideamerica.com /hotels-motels/hotels/us-tx-paris.html   (238 words)

 Welcome to the "Best Small Town in Texas"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was a gift to culminate the rebuilding of Paris after the Fire of 1916.
There will be a gallery for African Americans, a changing gallery to take advantage of participation by smaller communities int he county, a room for artifacts concerning the Great Fire of 1916 and the 16-foot photomontage of Paris in 1914 just before the fire.
Two rooms are devoted to the collection of early 20th century furniture donated by the Swain family, and two rooms are devoted to the sole remaining artifacts of the Buckner Orphanage (orginated in Paris in 1877) which was demolished in the year 2000.
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 Paris, Texas | TPMCafe
PARIS: French President Jacques Chirac built up pressure on Iran on Monday to reconsider a European Union offer of incentives in return for a suspension of sensitive nuclear work.
PARIS, Aug. 29 - President Jacques Chirac of France on Monday issued a stark ultimatum to Iran, warning that it would face censure by the United Nations Security Council if it did not reinstate a freeze on sensitive nuclear activities under an accord reached in Paris in November.
PARIS: French President Jacques Chirac on Monday called on the world to combat terrorism "ceaselessly and without flinching".
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 Days Inn Paris, Texas
Paris is best small city TX, according to the latest publication of 'The New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities'.
All rooms are large and impeccably furnished with 25' color TV's, hairdryers, coffee makers and dataports.
Located outside of Dallas, Texas, close to the Texas - Oklahoma border and just a short drive to the Arkansas border.
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