One man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting a female family member.
Around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Paris police officers were called to the 1800 block of Jackson Street for reports of an assault.
Paris Police Lt. John Berry said when officers arrived, they found 70-year-old Billy Earl Allen who “was alleged to have choked a female family member.”
Allen was arrested for assault of a family or household member while impeding breath. He was taken to Lamar County Jail where no bond has been set.