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(With two photos) Farmers Bank & Trust opens Texarkana, Texas office

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Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 7:00 am

Farmers Bank & Trust officially opened the doors to its new Texarkana location at 5499 Summerhill Road on Monday.

“Texarkana is a thriving center of the Ark-La-Tex area, and we are thrilled about the opportunity of expanding into this growing community!” said Bob L. Burns, Farmers Bank & Trust chairman and CEO. Burns added, “We have an excellent team of professionals to serve the Texarkana community. Our Texarkana division of executive management will be made up of Korey Keith and James Bramlett.”

Keith will head up this new bank expansion as president of the Texarkana Division. Bramlett, long time Texarkana resident and former mayor of Texarkana, Texas, recently joined Farmers Bank & Trust as senior vice president.

Keith said, “Texarkana is a great place to live and raise a family. My family and I are looking forward to being a part of this wonderful community.” Keith added, “Farmers Bank & Trust is a community bank who takes extreme pride in investing in the communities where they are located. James (Bramlett) and I are excited about being a part of an awesome combination of a great community like Texarkana and a great community bank like Farmers Bank & Trust.”

Farmers Bank & Trust is a full service community bank established in 1906 with its corporate headquarters in Magnolia. Farmers Bank & Trust holds a total of $740 million in assets and $510 million in commercial and consumer loans. FB&T has 12 Arkansas branches located in Magnolia, Welcome, Camden, Rockport, Malvern and Haskell.

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