Podcast Episode 21 – Visit Paris, TX : Walt Reep


Photo provided by Walt Reep of the downtown plaza in Paris, TX circa the 1930s.

One of the newer locations Farmers Bank & Trust has entered is the charming city of Paris, Texas. In early June, the Bank announced it’s opening a second branch there.

In this episode, Paris native Walt Reep explains why it’s a good idea to not only stop and take a photo with the iconic Eiffel tower replica but also stay awhile. He’s passionate about the history of his hometown, and he’s investing in it. He shares many interesting facts about the city, like the unique connection between Paris and Dr. Pepper.

Photo provided by Walt Reep.

He also talks about his new business venture Sundae in Paris that’s coming soon to the downtown area! It’s currently a food truck offering sandwiches, cookies, brownies, ice cream, and more. There are also more projects in the works to make Paris an entertainment district. Reep hopes you might be booking your next weekend getaway soon! 


Photos provided by Walt Reep. Renderings of the Sundae in Paris soda fountain.

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