Mr. Glen and Mrs. Debbie Lyles, of Bridge City, and Mr. Mike Schrieber, of Orange, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tara Linn Schrieber, to Thomas Nathan Allen, son of Dr. Jeff and Mrs. Ellen Allen, of Graham, Texas.

Tara is a 2001 graduate of Bridge City High School and a 2006 graduate of Lamar University, where she earned a B.S. in political science. Thomas is a 2002 graduate of Graham High School and a 2007 graduate of Texas Tech University, where he earned a B.A. in History.

The couple met in law school at South Texas College of Law, from which they both earned juris doctorates in May of 2011. Tara is employed by Enervest, Ltd., an oil and gas company located in downtown Houston. Thomas is employed by Hilcorp Energy Company, also an oil and gas firm in downtown Houston.

The couple plans a 6 p.m. wedding on Saturday, September 24, in Graham, Texas.