New Roads woman cast on upcoming season of 'The Bachelor'
NEW ROADS- The new season of "The Bachelor" premieres early next year, and one of the contestants is a Louisiana native.
33-year-old Lauren Jarreau. of New Roads is a recent master's degree graduate, and has been chosen as one of the 29 bachelorettes.
The women will compete for the affection of Arie Luyendyk Jr., a 36-year-old race car driver.
The show is hosted by Chris Harrison, and is set to premiere Monday, Jan. 1 on ABC.