Texas Republic Bank is celebrating 130 years in business at 2595 Preston Road, Ste. 100, Frisco. The bank commemorated the milestone by opening a branch in Celina on May 18 at 1212 S. Preston Road, Ste. 100.

Texas Republic Bank was acquired in 2011 by President and CEO David Baty, joined by an investing group formed by Dallas businessman Tim Cantrell, according to a news release. Texas Republic Bank has $400 million in assets, the release said.

“Celina is the fastest growing city in the metroplex, and we have numerous contacts and relationships in that market, making it a natural step for us to go there,” Baty said in the release.

Shareholder Ron Corcoran was promoted to serve as president for the Celina location. 972-334-0700. www.texasrepublicbank.com