Texarkana hotel group to pay $915K

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - A settlement has been reached between a Texarkana hotel owner and the contractors who built the city's new convention center and hotel.

The Texarkana Gazette reports ( ) the settlement was for $915,000.

EBCO General Contractor's vice president had filed a lawsuit in November against the owner of Texarkana Hotels LLC. The company wanted payment for its work on the Arkansas Convention Center in Texarkana.

The lawsuit also included seven other subcontractors who filed liens against the hotel group.

EBCO General Contractors' attorney says his client was happy to be paid and to be able to pay subcontractors it hired for work on the project.

Texarkana Hotels' attorney says his client was also pleased with the result of the case.

Information from: Texarkana Gazette,

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