A true West Texan, Dr. Haynes was raised in Merkel where watching his grandfather, Dr. Sadler practice medicine, he was influenced to become a physician. He graduated from Cooper High School in Abilene. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and continued with training internal medicine. He attended the University of Arizona Veterans Administration Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
His wife Carol and three children are actively involved in the community. Dr. Haynes enjoys golf when he gets the chance.