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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A Clarksville man has been sentenced to six decades behind bars for a high speed chase on Christmas Eve that started in Paris.
The Lamar County District Clerk's Office says 54-year-old Alvin Henry, Junior was found guilty of evading arrest with a deadly weapon.
Henry was caught shoplifting at the Paris Wal-Mart Christmas Eve, then fled in his vehicle eastbound on Highway 82 reaching speeds over 100-miles-per-hour.
Officers chased Henry for about 30 miles until they were able to stop him in Clarksville.
Judge Bill Harris sentenced Henry to 60-years in prison.