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Jack Neal, New NETT Executive Director

»Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in What's New | Comments Off

                The Northeast Texas Trail (NETT) Coalition, a non-profit organization that   advocates for the full development of the NETT, announces the hiring of Jack Neal as its first executive director. His hiring follows a successful fund drive to find an on-site administrator with the qualities necessary to complete the work required to finish out the entire Trail Project, that will run from Farmersville to New Boston.                    Mr. Neal has an extensive background in media and marketing, having worked with several public broadcasting TV and radio stations across the country. According to Earl Erickson, president of the NETT Coalition, Neal also brings experience in working with non-profit boards, fund-raising, grant writing, and...

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2016-2017 NETT Strategic Plan

»Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in What's New | Comments Off

On June 25th, 2016, a Joint Session of the NorthEast Texas Trail (NETT) Board of Directors, the working committees, and interested trail supporters met at the Paris City Council Chambers.   At this meeting the Committee Chairs presented their committees efforts of 3 – NETT Workshops held over a 6 month period, resulting in action plans, deliverables, and timelines for completion.   At the conclusion of the meeting the Board unanimously authorized the execution of the presented Strategic Plan for 2016-2017. Attached is the links to download the   Approved 2016-2017 Strategic Plan. FinalStrategicPlanOutline6.27.16_1_

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Our Journey So Far

»Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in What's New | Comments Off

The Northeast Texas Trail has come a long way over the last few years. Some of our achievements include: 17 of 130 Miles Developed  with All-Weather Surface $6 Million Spent on Development from 2003 through 2015 • Texas Parks & Wildlife Recreational Trail Grant – 9 Each • Trail Supporters – Individuals, Businesses & Foundations Thousands of Volunteer Hours • Local, N.E. Texas and DFW Area Click here to learn even more about our recent accomplishments.

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Lamar County employees make the dream of 130-mile trail a reality

»Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Upcoming Events | Comments Off

Hike-and-bike trails are nothing new for Northeast Texas.
Paris, the city with a 75-foot Eiffel Tower topped with a red Stetson, has
supported its Trail de Paris for more than a dozen years. The 6.9-mile linear
park slices through the county seat of Lamar County like a vein of green gold.

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Walking Outdoor Art Gallery

»Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in What's New | Comments Off

Students and members of the PJC Art League have decorated trash cans that are on display at different locations along the trail. “Each can is an original work,” said PJC art instructor Susan Moore. “The subject matter ranges in scope from deep space and the solar system, to mystical figures, and everything in between such as landscape, patterns, social commentary, and animals. Students used as assortment of media, such as house paint donated by Sherwin Williams to the Friends of the Trail, their own acrylic paint, wallpaper, and magazine scraps. They have also used an assortment of techniques that include air brush, collage, sponge painting, spray painting, straight painting, drip painting, and the use of templates made from tape and twine. Each...

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One Heck of a Trek

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Northeast Texas Trail. Become a part of completing the trail way and building a destination for current and future generations, and a legacy for our children and grandchildren. Successfully completed trail sections have proven they richly enhance the quality of life for everyone – those who actively use the trail, the communities along the trail, and trail visitors. Learn more by clicking the brochure icon below!  

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Supporters hear update on 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail through Paris

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Supporters of the Northeast Texas Trail met Friday afternoon at the Love Civic Center to discuss completion of the trail. Lunch was provided before the meeting by the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Trail. Lamar County Judge Chuck Superville opened the meeting, thanking those involved for their support and cooperation. There were several topics of discussion, including updates on the NETT website and the legal background of the group. Chris Jones, who recently traveled the trail from Farmersville to Ladonia with his family, also gave a presentation of his experiences. NETT president Earl Erickson explained the purpose of the group before the meeting. “We’re an advocacy group that supports this trail construction,” he said. “And we work closely...

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The quest to hike the 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail

»Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Our 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail from Farmersville to New Boston made the Cover Page and Story of the 2013 November issue of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine. Read the full article on how a hiker sets off to be the first to walk the Northeast Texas Trail.

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Explore!

»Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

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