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Darling is currently South Texas Regional President for MidSouth Bank. He has 32 years of banking experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Lamar University and is a native of Beaumont. Active in the community, Darling is a member of the board of the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce where he also serves on the Government and Public Affairs Committee. He serves on the board of Catholic Charities and is an advisory board member for Anayat House, a medical hospitality house. In addition, Mr. Darling serves as a civilian trustee for the City of Beaumont Firefighter’s Pension Plan.