Brian Babin

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Brian Babin is a life-long resident of East Texas. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas and grew up in Beaumont. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Lamar University and completed dental school at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas. Dr. Babin served as an airborne artilleryman in the Texas Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve and held various jobs to put himself through school, including merchant seaman, janitor, musician, disc jockey and U.S. Post Office letter carrier. Following his graduation from dental school, Dr. Babin was commissioned as a Captain in the United States Air Force and stationed overseas at Ramstein, Germany. In 1979, Dr. Babin returned to East Texas and settled in Woodville where he opened a dental office. Over the past three-plus decades in Woodville, in addition to maintaining his successful dental practice, he has served as Woodville’s Mayor, City Councilman, and as a Woodville ISD School Board Member, and in various other civic roles including Director of the Tyler County Chamber of Commerce and Lions Club President. Since 1999, Dr. Babin has served on the Lower Neches Valley Authority, appointed by then-Gov. Bush and reappointed by Gov. Perry. He has also previously served on the Texas State Historical Commission and the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. In addition, he has served on the Deep East Texas Council of Governments.