James and Lynn Richard of Bridge City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Ann, to Jerod Ruil “JR” McDonald, the son of Donald and Audrey McDonald of Vidor.

Haley is a 2006 graduate of Bridge City High School and a 2012 graduate of Lamar Institute of Technology. She is a registered dental hygienist.

JR is a 2000 graduate of Vidor High School. He served in the US Army and is currently a student at Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He is employed by Sand Flat Baptist Church in Cleburne, Texas as a minister to students.

The couple plans to wed on Nov. 17, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Bridge City.