- John Chisum, cattle baron.
- Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal
- Duane Allen, member of The Oak Ridge Boys
- Raymond Berry, professional football Hall of Fame Member
- Bobby Jack Floyd, National Football League fullback
- Charles R. Floyd, Democratic State Senator who served three four-year terms; pioneer of the Texas Farm-to-market road system and an original founder of Paris Junior College
- General John P. Jumper, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from 2001 to 2005
- Samuel Bell Maxey, United States Senator and Confederate Major General
- John Osteen, pastor
- Dave Philley, professional baseball player and holder of five MLB records
- Eddie Robinson, professional baseball player and four-time all-star
- Admiral James O. Richardson, United States Navy Fleet Commander 1940–1941
- Jack Russell, professional baseball player and first relief pitcher selected to a Major League Baseball All-Star Game
- Leslie Satcher, country music recording artist
- Shangela Laquifa Wadley actor, comedian, and drag queen, best known for participation on RuPaul's Drag Race seasons 2 and 3.
- Gene Stallings, college and professional football coach
- William Scott Scudder, Major League Baseball pitcher.
- Beverly Leech, actress portrayed Kate Monday on Mathnet
- Cas Haley, singer/musician, NBC's Season 2 of "America's Got Talent" runner-up
- Tia Ballard, actress for Funimation Entertainment.
- Jay Hunter Morris, Operatic Tenor
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