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Fire

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Residential Burn Permits No Longer Issued

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Burning of "Domestic Waste", which includes grass clippings, leaves, and branches is not allowed under Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulations if collection for such waste is available.

The Compost site located at 1630 N. Spr...

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Fire
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Burn Ban

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Effective June 22, 2022, all outdoor burning is prohibited or restricted for the unincorporated area of the county for 90 days from the date of the order, unless the restrictions are terminated earlier based on determination made by:

  • the Texas Forest Servi...
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Fire
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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4 Stories
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Pool Passes

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Pool Passes are available at City Hall, located at 504 N. Queen Street, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For a copy of the YMCA pool summer schedule, click here. 

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Home
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Smoking Ordinance

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Smoking shall be prohibited in all places of employment and enclosed public places as well as the following locations:

  • Boarding and waiting areas of public transportation facilities;
  • City parks, playgrounds, and recreation areas.

Smoking is prohibited within...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

See Click Fix

See click fix

With SeeClickFix from CivicPlus, you'll enable staff to promptly respond to resident inquiries and requests and empower community members to collaborate with local leaders on area improvements.

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Library

6 Stories
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Automated Book Due Reminder

Library Automated Reminder that books are due tomorrow.

An automated phone call system now calls to remind patrons the day before items are due, that their material(s) are due. We hope this automated reminder will help patrons avoid late fees.

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Library
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Fine Balance Policy

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The maximum fine threshold is $5.00.  Once the fine threshold has been exceeded, patrons must pay their account in full to restore borrowing privileges.


Library
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Northeast Texas Digital Consortium

Northeast Texas Digital Consortium

On July 26, 2021, the Palestine Public Library joined the Northeast Texas Digital Consortium.  Please note: patron account activity that will transition with the migration is your current checkouts, holds, wish list and star ratings. Reading hist...

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Library
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Library Book Drop

Book Drop

The library book drop is located on the curb just west of the Palestine Mall’s main entrance. It is intended for returning borrowed items when the library is closed.


Library
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Special Collections Closed

Special Collections Closed

Special Collections is closed as of March 14, 2022. The collection has been moved. All queries via e-mail and in person are temporarily suspended. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we make this transition. 

Re-Opening: TBA

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Library
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Family Law Clinic

Family Law Clinic Palestine Library Every second Tuesday of the month 11am - 2pm

Texas Legal Services Center holds a Family Law virtual clinic hosted by the Palestine Public Library on the second Tuesday of the month from 11-2. Go to https://www.tlsc.org/anderson, to register. Services are based on income. Walk-ins are welcom...

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Police

8 Stories
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Palestine Police Arrest Suspect With Stolen ATV

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Palestine Police Arrest Suspect with Stolen ATV

PALESTINE, Texas (July 6, 2022) - A Dallas man was arrested following a traffic stop with a stolen ATV Monday night. 

Just before midnight on Monday, July 4th, Officer Isiah Pettigrew was patrolling W...

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Police
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Suspects Arrested in Recent Shooting

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PALESTINE, Texas (June 22, 2022) -  Three suspects are in custody, and one is still wanted in connection to a recent shooting at a Palestine apartment complex. 

Just after 2 p.m. on Monday, June 13th, Officers from the Palestine Police De...

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Police
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Now Hiring 911 Dispatchers

Are you awesome? We are looking for you to join our team of 911 dispatchers.

We are currently hiring 911 Dispatchers! Apply today and join our team!

•Must be 18 years of age.•Must have a typing speed of 35 WPM or higher.•Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.•Must be a U.S. Citizen.•Exp...

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Police
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Wanted

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Devin Lomax, 25, of Palestine, is wanted in connection with the June 13th shooting at Oak Hill Apartments.Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Devin Lomax can contact the Palestine Police Department at (903)729-2254 or the Anderson County Cri...

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Police
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Suspect Arrested for Gas Station Shooting, Shots Fired During Pursuit

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April 27, 2022 (Palestine, Texas) – The Palestine Police Department has identified the suspect arrested for shooting at Officers during a pursuit.

Just before 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26th, Officers from the Palestine Police Department respond...

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Police
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Palestine Police Arrest One for Drugs and Trespassing

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PALESTINE, Texas (June 3, 2021) – The Palestine Police arrested an individual for drugs, criminal trespass of a habitation, and warrants. 

Just after noon on Saturday, May 29th, Officer Grantham, Officer Link, Officer St Cyr, and Corpora...

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Police
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Palestine Police Investigating Shooting at Park, One in Custody

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PALESTINE, Texas (May 28, 2022) – The Palestine Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Willie Myers Park, one in custody.

Just before 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 28th, Palestine Police responded to the 1000 block of South Dorrance Stre...

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Police
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

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Please be advised the Boil Water notice for the following area has been rescinded:  Swantz St., in between Grove St. and S. Jackson St. to include McClellan.  

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Utilities

3 Stories
Posted on: July 20, 2022

How to Read your Utility Bill

How to Read Your Utility Bill

Click on the image below to better understand the breakdown of your Utility Bill.

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Utilities
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Pay Your Utility Bill Online

Save Time Pay Your Bill Online

By creating an account, you will have access to the following features:

  • View account details
  • Transaction history
  • Address info
  • Account info
  • Consumption history
  • Pay your bill
  • Pay multiple bills in one payment
  • Save credit card for future payments
  • Sign up for e-Billin...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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