Get caught in the NETT

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Native sons make 130-mile bike trek across Northeast Texas

  • In front of the Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, (from left) Landon Thornton, Rhett Reid and Eli Sellers pose on their 130-mile bike ride. Courtesy
    In front of the Paris, Texas Eiffel Tower, (from left) Landon Thornton, Rhett Reid and Eli Sellers pose on their 130-mile bike ride. Courtesy
  • From left, Rhett Reid, Eli Sellers and Landon Thornton completed their 130-mile bike ride in New Boston. Courtesy
    From left, Rhett Reid, Eli Sellers and Landon Thornton completed their 130-mile bike ride in New Boston. Courtesy
Eli Sellers, Rhett Reid and Landon Thornton have been friends since sixth grade. When COVID-19 hit and they were all sent home from college, the Sulphur Springs natives weren’t ready for the adventure to end. They decided to take on the Northeast Texas Trail (NETT), 130 miles of hiking, biking and backpacking that stretches from Farmersville to New Boston. Staying in three different towns along…

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