The Arkansas Business Publishing Group has announced that
(link corrected) Mitch Bettis
, a regional publisher for Gatehouse Media in Arkansas and Louisiana, will be the general manager of the publishing group and publisher of Arkansas Business. He succeeds Jeff Hankins, now at Arkansas State University.
He's a 1990 Ouachita Baptist University graduate who taught mass communications at OBU 2007-2009. He owns a publishing company whose titles include a Colorado weekly newspaper.