Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Lubbock to France as you normally would.
Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to France. Flights to France from Lubbock in February are about $1,094 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $607.