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TPWD Grants to Improve Two NETX Trail Projects

Two Northeast Texas development organizations will get a share of more than $3 million in grant money from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The agency today announced grants to fund 19 recreational trail-related projects across the state.

In Wood County, the Mineola Economic Development Corporation is getting $200,000 towards the International and Great Northern Recreational Hiking and Biking Trail.

The Great Paris Development Foundation Inc. in Red River County will get more than $177,000 towards the 5-mile Rails to Trails Bagwell to Clarksville project.

Scott Morgan has been an award-winning journalist since 2001. His work has appeared in several newspapers and magazines as well as online. He has also been an editor, freelancer, speaker, writing teacher, author, and podcaster.