Happy news! ABC13 anchor Natasha Barrett welcomes baby boy

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Congratulations, Natasha Barrett! The ABC13 anchor and her husband, Scott, welcomed a son, James, into the world this week. James weighed in at 8 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21.5 inches long. He's named after Natasha's late father.

Barrett announced the birth of her son on Twitter. She and the baby "are doing great."

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