Paris man caught on camera breaking into buildings

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PARIS, Tex. (KXII) -- A Paris man is behind bars after a night of burglaries.

Police say they were investigating a burglary at the dollar general on Clarksville around one a.m. Sunday, when they got a call about a suspicious person a few blocks away.

Officers found 18-year-old Eric Basham and identified him as the burglar in the Dollar General's surveillance video.

they say Basham also admitted to breaking into Paris Crafts, another store on Clarksville, that earlier that night.

He's charged with two counts of burglary and faces up to four years in prison if convicted.