ORANGE, Texas, August 21, 2017 – The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., today announced the construction of a new Southeast Texas Regional Banking Center at the corner of Park and North 16th Street. Construction of the new banking center is expected to be complete in the fall of 2018, at which time the City of Orange will occupy the current bank location.   

“We believe this is an extremely positive development for our bank, the City and our entire community,” Stephen Lee, President of First Financial Bank, Southeast Region said.  “First Financial Bank has been serving the banking and mortgage needs of Orange, Texas for more than 60 years and this new state of the art banking center will ensure we continue our leadership role in the community for years to come.

The new location will include more than 12,500 square feet of office and retail space, with a drive thru featuring five extra wide lanes and a 24 hour deposit taking ATM.  The new banking center will have improved access from 16th Street, Park Avenue and Cherry Lane and feature a 15th Street entrance for our First Financial Mortgage customers.    

About First Financial Bank, N.A.

First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc., a financial holding company, and operates multiple banking regions with 69 locations in Texas including Abilene, Acton, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, Burleson, Cisco, Cleburne, Clyde, Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Decatur, Eastland, Fort Worth, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, Magnolia, Mauriceville, Merkel, Midlothian, Mineral Wells, Montgomery, Moran, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Port Arthur, Ranger, Rising Star, Roby, San Angelo, Southlake, Stephenville, Sweetwater, Tomball, Trent,  Trophy Club, Vidor, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Willis, and Willow Park.   The Company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with seven 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  website   at HYPERLINK “http://www.ffin.com/” http://www.ffin.com.

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