Melinda Latas, daughter of Dean and Dianne Latas of Southlake, Texas, and Gregory Benson, son of John and Barb Benson of Worthington, are engaged to be married.

Melinda Latas, daughter of Dean and Dianne Latas of Southlake, Texas, and Gregory Benson, son of John and Barb Benson of Worthington, are engaged to be married.

The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Texas A&M University and received a master's degree in higher education student affairs from Ohio State University in 2012. She is a former residence hall director for Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Her fiance graduated from Thomas Worthington High School in 2008 and received his degree in music education from Otterbein University in 2012. He is the director of bands for Gallia Academy High School and Middle School in Gallipolis.

The wedding will take place in November at the Northeast Wedding Chapel in Dallas.