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Laurel woman is Mississippi's new Miss Hospitality

LAUREL, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Laurel woman, who's a senior at Mississippi State University, is the state's new Miss Hospitality.

21-year-old Erin Morgan of Laurel was crowned Miss Hospitality 2015 at a pageant in Hattiesburg. 

She's the third woman from Laurel to win the title.

Morgan said she's looking forward to promoting tourism and economic development in Mississippi over the next year.

And she hopes to change people's perception of the state.

“Love being from Mississippi. Love talking about Mississippi. Love maybe even getting to change people's perspective on Mississippi. So it's just a really good opportunity, said Morgan.

First runner-up was Anne Tatum McPherson from Madison County. 

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