Paris, Texas is the county seat of Lamar County, Texas. It has been called the 'Second Largest Paris in the World'.
It is governed by a City Council as specified in the city’s charter adopted in 1948.
It has less than 100 police officers, and less 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.
official web page : http://www.paristexas.com/