Paula worked at New Boston ISD for 28 years - 2 years as a High School math teacher and 26 years as a High School Academic Counselor. She had previously served 5 years as a Middle School Math teacher at Lewisville ISD. She currently works part-time for Texarkana College at the TC@TexAmericas site at Red River Army Depot. Paula belongs to the Texas Retired Teachers Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, and is an alumnus of Chi Omega Sorority. She is a member of Tapp Memorial United Methodist Church, teaches Sunday School there and shares the duties of computer technology for church services. She also serves on the Public Library Board for the City of New Boston. Paula is married to David Turner, a Real Estate Appraiser, and has two children - Joshua Turner, Defensive Coordinator and Head Baseball Coach for Brownsboro ISD and married to Haley Hardage Turner, and Jonathan, who currently attends Texas Christian University.