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Paris News (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Paris, Texas Yiris news Uhm hav j a a 1 i f i March 30, 2015 i 5 Arf arrests 278 Calls receive funding leaders support plan from Page 1 a a a when the victim arrived Home the suspect Mccuin came to the victims House anti continued the argument Quot Paris police department s Public information offi a cer Curtis Garrett Saith when both men started to physically fight Mccuin allegedly stabbed the victim with a knife and left the scene. Mccuin was found about five blocks from the scene and arrested Garrett said. Mccuin is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar c county jail. 1 another Call came it about an hour later reporting an assault in the 300 Block of . 35th Street. About 11 . On sunday police arrived Ayd were told the victim had been allegedly assaulted by several males at the adjoining duplex apartment. When investigating however the suspects were uncooperative. According to Garrett. Quot during the investigation a female assaulted one of the officers by shoving him and As the officer attempted to a lace her under arrest two males attempted to keep the female from being arrested a Garrett said. A the officers were assaulted by the two males and they too were Broderick Jermaine Sims 40. Clarence Sims 44 both of Paris were arrested and charged with assault on a Public servant and interference w Ith Public duties after they allegedly attempted to keep the officers from arresting 39-year-old Christal Joann Dillard. Dillard was charged with assault on a Public servant and resisting arrest a the original assault of the neighbor is under Garrett said a disturbance Early saturday also led to an assault arrest Arter officers responded to a family disturbance in the 500 Block of East c Herry Street. Robert James Anderson 32 of Paris was arrested a Little after 3 . After he allegedly assaulting his wife during an argument. A they had been arguing and she locked herself in the bathroom Quot Garrett said. A Robert Anderson broke into the bathroom and grabbed his wife and pulled her into the Anderson was arrested. And when it was found he had at least two convictions for family v violence in the past. His charge was enhanced to a felony. Ile was later transferred to the Lamar county jail. Another Paris Man was arrested earlier in the weekend with a similar charge. About 6 30 . On Friday Paris police responded to a disturbance in the 1400 Block of Fitzhugh Avenue. A 45-year-old woman told police 52-year-old Stanley Ray Douglas tied to choke her. A the assaulted her by grabbing her by her Throat with his hands and choking her and then producing a pocket knife and threatening to Cut her w Ith it Quot Garrett said a Douglas was located at the scene and placed under Douglas was charged with aggravated assault and was later transferred to the Lamar county jail. A theft led to an assault saturday when a 20-year-old Paris Man and an unnamed accomplice were allegedly caught stealing medications Blake Ryan Pasquill 20 of Paris and an accomplice was arrested about 5 . In the 3x00 Block of Lamar Avenue when the two were caught allegedly concealing several boxes of Over the counter mod Ica Tion and leaving the store without paying for them. Quot during the investigation Pasquill shoved the arresting officer As the officer was attempting to remove merchandise from pasquillo a Possession Quot Clarrett said. Both were charged with Misdemeanour theft and Pasquill was charged with assault on a Public servant which is a felony both were later transferred to the Lamar county jail. Paris police responded to 278 Calls for service while arresting 31 people Over the weekend. From Page i a Chrome Book Lor that to work and those Cost Mccullough explained though the state docs not provide the funding for All new textbooks the standards arc expected to be taught. Additionally funding shortages have affected staff and facilities As schools Are now required to pay an additional 1.5 percent of payroll costs to the Leacher retirement system. The new plan has received mixed reviews from area superintendents. A anytime funding is Cut. Our students Are the ones who suffer the most Quot said Chisum Isi superintendent Tommy Chalaire. A educators Are excellent at doing More with less when it come to unfunded mandates. I think it is a fantastic idea to allocate the additional funds to our classrooms. Students and educators in Amar county w ill be the benefactors. Students arc our business and anytime revenues increase business Paris Isi superintendent Paul Jones also spoke in favor i a amp of the plan. A i commend the Texas House of representatives for demonstrating the courage to resolve the inequities of our current funding system and not waiting for the appellate court to Rule on this Issue Quot he said. A it is reassuring legislators Are putting Texas children ahead of political rhetoric. I agree with House education committee c chairman rep. Jimmie Don Aycock when he noted the Texas system a has one of the lowest per Pupil funding mechanisms in the nation a which is another reason for change in the current funding though Jeff Ballard superintendent of Prairi and Isias appreciative of the funding increase he said he was most impressed by Aycock s proposed changes to the funding system. Quot putting $3 billion of new Money Hack into the classrooms is definitely Good news but the Hest news with rep. Aycocks plan is the attempt to overhaul the school finance system in order to make it More equitable Tor All school districts Quot Ballard said. Quot a preliminary computer run indicated 94 percent of Texas students will be in an equitable system under the new plan. Under the system we have now most school districts in this area receive considerably less Money per student from the state than school districts closer to the Mccullough spoke with optimism about a new school finance system. Quot currently Texas is ranked 37th in the . In educational funding per student. Chairman Aycock is an advocate for Texas Public schools and we appreciate his efforts to fix the school finance system a new finance system should address several key issues increase the haste allotment update the transportation allotment increase the f funding for textbooks and technology and address the funding Tor trs. It the legislators in Austin truly mean it when they say they support education they should restore ill of the funding for education equitably throughout the state and make sure that every child in Texas has the same Opportunity Tor a Quality ii i i / Mph Ca to Mem inuit a a it Milty trunk Quick inv i Sam Vii Omi ski i 3665 Lamar avenuet%njw903-905-4512

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