Residents of that town are thrilled about such a development.
"Isn't that a hoot!' Becky Semple, the Lamar County tourism director, said to The Deseret Morning News. "We've gotten lots of calls; so far it's been very positive."
Joni Kincaid of Paris is too busy working to watch One Life to Live when it airs Monday through Friday. She waits on tables at Magel's Grill. But her daughter is taping each episode for her.
"I've been following Viki at least 20 years, " Kincaid said.
Is she surprised the soap heroine is in Paris, Texas?
"I'm surprised anybody ever comes to Paris, Texas," she said with a grin.
"But really, there's lots of friendly people here."