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Multiple E. Texas schools experience schedule changes due to power outages

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -

Power outages are forcing several East Texas schools to change their schedules Tuesday.

Kilgore Independent School District will delay the start of classes by two hours. Leverett's Chapel Independent School District will close at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday and buses will run at 10:30. Arp Independent School District will close at noon due to partial power outages on three campuses.

More than 3,300 people in Gregg and Rusk counties were without power as of 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to SWEPCO. Specific details for the Kilgore area were not immediately available. Late Monday, trees were reported down on County Road 26, between Kilgore and Tyler.

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