Origin Bancorp Accelerates Texas Expansion with BT Holdings Merger Agreement

On February 24, Ruston, Louisiana-based Origin Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Choudrant, Louisiana-based Origin Bank, and BT Holdings Inc., the holding company for Quitman-based BTH Bank NA, jointly announced the signing of an agreement and plan of merger under which Origin will acquire BTH in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $313.5 million, based … Read more

In Memoriam: John Robert Dyer

Longtime Texas banker John Robert Dyer passed away peacefully with family at his side on October 6. He was 74. After graduating in 1968 from Stephen F. Austin University as a member of the collegiate golf team, Dyer served in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Laredo. He then worked as an office manager and … Read more