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"At Deep East Texas Electric Co-op, our purpose is to provide affordable and reliable electric service to our membership while promoting safety, innovation, and the spirit of cooperation in the communities we serve." - Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative's Mission Statement

Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. (DETEC) is a transmission and distribution electric cooperative.  Formed in 1938, the Cooperative is headquartered in San Augustine, Texas and serves some 40,000 meters in eight counties of Deep East Texas, including Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Panola, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine and Shelby.  

August 31, 2017 | 5 PM 

Tropical Storm Harvey Update

As of 5 PM, Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative is reporting less than 20 outages after Hurricane Harvey swept through the area.

Crews began the day with just over 3,300 outages.  By 8 AM, power had been restored to half and less than 1,000 by noon.  Crews will continue to work until all power is restored.  

We commend DETEC and contract crews for their diligent work and thank you all for your patience as they work to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible.  

If you are still experiencing an outage, please call 1-800-392-5986.


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