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Eddie and Melinda Carter of Denton, TX are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Kristen Diane Carter of Sanger, TX to Chris Scott Gates of McKinney, TX.The couple plan to marry April 6th, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Denton, TX.

Kristin is the granddaughter of Reba Carter of Denton, TX and the late Willie F. “Bill” Carter, Leon and Jo Hammond of Denton, TX, and the late Billie Jean Hammond.She is a graduate of Billy Ryan High School, Texas Woman’s University and currently attends Texas Woman’s University’s Masters Program in Business.She also works at Verizon Communication.

Chris is the son of Floyd and Brenda Gates of Moore, OK and the grandson of Margie Gates of Moore, OK, the late Floyd Gates and Bill and Sue Carter of Moore, OK.He is a graduate of Naman Forest High School and University of North Texas with a Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree.He currently works at Allen Police Department.