Our Mission Statement

To plan, promote, finance, and construct opportunities for the retention, growth, and attraction of business that enhance the level of employment, the economic base and the quality of life in Paris and Lamar County, Texas.

Economic Incentives

Paris offers many incentives for you to locate your business or industry here.
Contact us to find out how we can help you.

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Building Sites Available

Paris has commercial building sites available to suit the needs of your business or industry.

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Our Community

Paris is the perfect small Texas town for you and your family to call home.
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Community Info

News & Events

Campbell Soup: Let’s Build Paris

Campbell Soup has been part of Paris Texas for over fifty years, first opening their plant in 1964.  In order to get some insight about Campbell Soup’s experience today, we interviewed Brett Dunson, Senior Director of Operations at Campbell Soup. Mr. Dunson has worked... read more

SuRRMA to Reimburse PEDC at Meeting

During their July 21, 2017 meeting, the Paris Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is receiving a significant portion of their investment back from the Sulphur River Regional Mobility Authority for work completed on a project to widen a 10.4-mile stretch of Highway 24 between Cooper and Commerce, TX.

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New Skills Mean a Better Paris

Paris Businesses Can Use 60x30TX. “If Paris, Texas wants to keep our current employers and recruit new businesses, we must increase our education. In other words, we need more local people with certificates, two-year degrees, and four-year degrees,” states Michael... read more

The Best Small Town in Texas

Residents of Paris think of our home as the best small town in Texas. Visit us and you’ll find out why! The Paris Economic Development Corp has as its mission the promotion of business interests in Paris and Lamar County. Find out what we can do for your business or industry.