Weatherford Democrat

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January 15, 2010

Mike Carter joins First Financial Bank

WEATHERFORD – First Financial Bank, N.A., Weatherford, Chairman & CEO Doyle Lee recently announced the addition of Parker county banker Michael Carter as Senior Vice President/Branch Manager of First Financial Bank in Aledo.

“Mike will be a great addition to our team,” Lee said. “He and his family have been involved in this community for many years and have formed many great relationships county wide.”

Carter has been active in the banking industry and the Parker county community for more than 28 years.

“What a great opportunity, with a stable, strong bank like First Financial. I look forward to working with the Aledo community and serving their banking needs,” Carter said.

Carter comes to First Financial Bank with a diversified business background acting as a licensed real estate broker, business development specialist as well as a consumer and commercial bank loan officer. He holds an executive MBA from Texas Christian University and is a 1981 graduate of Texas A&M; University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in building construction. Carter is also a graduate of the Texas Independent Banking School where his studies included commercial and consumer lending. He has been actively involved in many civic groups including serving as the chairman of the Parker County Hospital District, board member of the Parker County Health Foundation, and chairman of the Weatherford ISD Education Foundation Board.

He and his wife Nika have two children, a son Jarrett and daughter Shelby.

First Financial Bank is a subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares operates ten separately chartered banks with 48 locations across Texas.

In addition to the Weatherford bank which has locations in Aledo, Brock, Willow Park and Weatherford, the other subsidiary banks of First Financial Bankshares are First Financial Bank, N.A., Abilene, Albany, Clyde and Moran; First Financial Bank, N.A., Cleburne, Burleson, Alvarado and Midlothian; First Financial Bank, N.A., Eastland, Ranger and Rising Star; First Financial Bank, Hereford; First Financial Bank, N.A., Mineral Wells, First Financial Bank, N.A., San Angelo; First Financial Bank, N.A., Southlake, Trophy Club, Keller, Bridgeport, Decatur and Boyd; First Financial Bank, N.A., Stephenville, Granbury and Glen Rose; First Financial Bank, N.A., Sweetwater, Roby, Trent and Merkel. The Company also operates First Financial Trust and Asset Management Company, N.A., with six locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company.

The Company is listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the trading symbol FFIN. For more information about First Financial Bankshares, please visit our Web site at http://www.ffin.com.

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