The 2020 Miss Merry Christmas and Christmas Belles were named Saturday, Sept. 26 during the annual Natchitoches Queens Pageant. Miss Merry Christmas is Katherine Anderson and the Belles are Jensen Parker, Brianna Laird, Mary Grace Long and Baylee Laroux. As Miss Merry Christmas, Anderson will serve as the official hostess of the Natchitoches Christmas Festival. She and the Christmas Belles will represent Natchitoches at events throughout the holiday season. From left are Parker, Laird, Anderson, Long and Laroux.