Five arrested in Paris drug bust

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PARIS, TX-- A drug investigation in Paris Thursday lands five people in jail.

The Paris Police Narcotics Division and Child Protective Services responded to the 900 block of E. Houston Street just after 9 A.M.

They found several baggies of synthetic marijuana being sold inside the home where eight children were present.

Police arrested 27-year old Dwayne Clark, Jr. and 29-year old Kristi Simmons both of Paris for manufacturing or delivering of a controlled substance. The other three were arrested on unrelated charges.

CPS removed the children and the investigation is ongoing.