Dr. Arnette is a graduate of Florida International University with a degree in Biological Sciences with a concentration in forensics. Here she worked as a chemist for an Everglades research lab with diatoms before graduating. She then went on to work several years as a chemist/ microbiologist at Coca- Cola before returning to complete her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry.
She now resides in Bristol where she entertains her two daughters, Ridley and Natalie and her cat Simon. She enjoys serving her community through volunteer organizations. She also enjoys traveling, hiking and kayaking.