RDR: Tell us a little about your background. Where were you born and raised, your education, current and previous employment. Please include the names of any businesses you may own or have owned and any companies or government agencies you may have worked for.
ARNETT: I was born in Ruidoso and raised in Roswell. I graduated from Goddard High School and enrolled in Junior College at New Mexico Military Institute and graduated with an associate’s degree in criminal justice. After NMMI, I transferred to the University of New Mexico and majored in criminology. While at UNM, I worked part time at UPS and Yellow Freight to help pay my tuition. After moving back to Roswell, I took legal research and writing classes at ENMU-R and started working at Hunt Law, PC. I also have been actively managing my family business and have served as the vice president of Amy’s Fireworks since 1993. I bring a solid, conservative business background to the Court.
ROGERS: I was born and raised in the Dallas, Texas, area. I moved to New Mexico at 19 years old and joined the New Mexico State Police. I was one of the youngest officers in its history. I moved to Chaves County in 1982 as an undercover narcotics officer and I served in that position for approximately 16 Login to read more