Merit is an unincorporated community in Hunt County, Texas, United States. It is located fifteen miles northwest of Greenville. Although it is unincorporated, Merit has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75458.
The Bland Independent School District serves area students.
Prominent Houston attorney Joe Rollins (1918-2008) was born in Merit.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Merit has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.