Meeting Notice: the PEDC Board is holding their Monthly Meeting at 5:30PM on September 20, 2022 at the City Council Chambers, located at 107 E Kaufman Street, Paris, TX 75460. 
View the agendas for this meeting and previous meetings here: Agenda

 

 

Meeting Notice: the PEDC Board is holding their Monthly Meeting at 5:30PM on September 20, 2022 at the City Council Chambers, located at 107 E Kaufman Street, Paris, TX 75460. 
View the agendas for this meeting and previous meetings here: Agenda

 

 

 

Industry Snapshot

Below is a link to the industry snapshot of Lamar County. Industry SnapshotDownload The graph below is an Industry Snapshot of Lamar County. This snapshot shows the key industries in the county, along with the employment rates in each sector, average wages, and other...

Demographics

Current-Demographics-1Download View the table below to view population data for both Paris, Texas and Lamar County.
Healthcare

Healthcare

Paris Regional Medical Center: Paris Regional Medical Center, located in Paris, Texas, is a 154-bed, general acute-care hospital that has been serving Northeast Texas and Southeast Oklahoma for 111 years. With cutting edge equipment, robust service lines and a staff...
Motor Freight Carriers

Motor Freight Carriers

Motor Freight Carriers Colton Transportation B P & B Xpress, LLC Cactus Express Covington Trucking Co Minyard Southwest Trucking, LLC Breland Trucking Inc. JDC Transportation Highway Express Wesco Trucking Yellow Freight Federal Express United Parcel Service J T...
Rail Service

Rail Service

Rail Service Paris is served by the Kiamichi Short Line Railroad Company with services linking to major rail carriers. For details about Kiamichi Railroad, click here.
Commercial Air Service

Commercial Air Service

  Commercial Airport Service Cox Field Airport (In Paris City Limits) 6,000 ft. asphalt, lighted runway 2 crossways of 4,500 ft. each City of Paris: Follow the link to see history for the airfield, contact information, and links to technical data and other useful...

New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)

New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) – Federal Tax Program Much of Paris is located within the designated maps of the NMTC program. A NMTC investor receives a tax credit equal to 39 percent of the total Qualified Equity Investment (QEI) made in a Community Development Entity...

Local Tax Rates

Local Tax Rates (2021-2022) Corporate Franchise Tax The State of Texas recently made changes to the Corporate Franchise Tax, see: www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/franchise . Sales and Use Tax See the website for the Texas Comptroller for more information. Total Rate...

Financial Incentives

Financial Incentives: Cash, Tax Abatements, Exemptions and Related Programs The PEDC offers a wide array of incentives that would assist with new and expanding businesses. Follow the links below for a description of PEDC incentives, tax abatement, as well as...

Major Employers

Company Industry Campbell Soup Manufacturing-Food Processing/Production (Soups/Juice/Sauces) Kimberly-Clark Corp. Manufacturing-Paper Products (Disposable Diapers) Paris Regional Medical Center Healthcare Paris ISD Education (K-12 Public School) Turner Industries...