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Introducing Texas First Insurance

TFB Insurance TimelineTexas City, TX – August 31, 2020 – Rust-Ewing, Watt, & Haney, Inc., a premier provider of personal and commercial insurance products, announces today the name change of Rust-Ewing Insurance and Assurance One Insurance to Texas First Insurance, effective September 1, 2020. The agency headquarters will remain in Texas City with an office in Houston off Eldridge Parkway.

Along with this change, a newly redesigned logo has been revealed and a new website, featuring the agency’s commercial and personal insurance, group benefits, and surety bonding product lines, has been launched at

Rust-Ewing, Watt, & Haney, Inc. (REWH) has operated as an independent insurance agency since 1925, building trust and recognition with customers of all sizes throughout the southeast Texas region. Twenty years ago, REWH joined the Texas Independent Bancshares (TIB) family, a holding company under the leadership of Charles T. Doyle, Chairman of the Board. TIB is also the parent company of Texas First Bank. With the name change, agency ownership and leadership will not change.

“We are excited to align with Texas First Bank under the Texas First name. With similar names, we will be able to offer our customers a stronger, more comprehensive service experience. Texas First will be a place that customers can come for not just their insurance, benefits, and bonding needs at the agency, but any of their banking and financing needs through our partners at the bank,” stated Jerry Blystone, President of Texas First Insurance.

“This name change represents the evolution of our three companies, the strengthening of the bank and insurance partnership, and a vision for the future with Texas First as a strong partner for our customers for years to come,” shared Charles T. Doyle, Chairman of the TIB Board.

If customers have questions about the name change, they should please contact their account representative.

About Texas First Insurance

Rust, Ewing, Watt & Haney, Inc. (REWH), operating as Texas First Insurance, is an independent insurance agency that offers competitively priced personal and commercial insurance and benefits packages to customers throughout Texas. With a commitment to excellence and nearly a century of experience in the industry, Rust-Ewing is dedicated to helping customers find the broadest coverage, at the most competitive rates, and with the least amount of risk. To learn more about Texas First Insurance, visit Serving Texans since 1925.