Brian and Leslie Bettis of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Thomas Wade. He was born at 8:27 a.m. Dec. 8. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. His sibling is Troy, 11. Grandparents are Wade and Pam Davis, and Junior Bettis, all of Alton, and Tom and Joyce Mooney of West Plains.