PARIS, TX - Paris re-elects mayor and elects new mayor Pro-Tem.
The city council unanimously selected Arjumand Hashmi as mayor in their meeting tonight.
Hashmi was sworn in, along with re-elected council member Matt Frierson.
"Hopefully we will do better things for Paris in the next couple of years to come and support of the council is obviously very important." said Hashmi. " I can't do anything by myself, I appreciate the help of every council member."
Hashmi is a cardiologist and has served as mayor for two years.
John Wright was elected to serve as the city's new mayor pro tem.
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