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Bethany United Methodist Church was established in 1899. Todd W. Mallory is the current pastor (2011).
Bethany United Methodist Church was established in 1899. Todd W. Mallory is the current pastor (2011).
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Coordinates: 32°22′24″N 94°02′35″W / 32.37333°N 94.04306°W / 32.37333; -94.04306Coordinates: 32°22′24″N 94°02′35″W / 32.37333°N 94.04306°W / 32.37333; -94.04306
Country United States
State Louisiana, Texas
Parish/County Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Founded 1840
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 318

Bethany is an unincorporated community in Caddo Parish, Louisiana and Panola County, Texas in the United States, on U.S. Route 79. The Caddo Parrish portion of the community is part of the Shreveport – Bossier City metropolitan area.

History

Bethany was founded in 1840. It was named after the Bethany Church.

Geography

The northern part of Bethany is located in Caddo Parish. The southern portion is in northeastern Panola County, some twenty-two miles northeast of Carthage, Texas.

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