Walker named Paris News publisher


PARIS – Interim publisher and longtime business manager Relan Walker has assumed the role of publisher of The Paris News, Dolph Tillotson, president of Southern  Newspapers Inc., announced.
Walker said her goal is to continue the Paris News’ tradition of quality and community-minded coverage. She pledged to “make sure the employees of the Paris News have the resources and support they need to produce a quality product each day.”
A native Parisian, Walker is a North Lamar High School graduate and has been employed at The Paris News for 31 years. She is also a graduate of Leadership Lamar County, which started the Paris Children’s Advocacy Center. She was the first female member of the Paris Elks Lodge, where she served as secretary.