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12News evacuated due to flooding

We are broadcasting from our sister station in Houston, KHOU 11, until we can get back on the air.

BEAUMONT, Texas — We have evacuated our station due to flooding. 

As a result, we are not in our regular newscast. Instead, we are broadcasting the news from our sister station, KHOU 11, out of Houston.

We have gone to a backup news station and will be back on the air as soon as possible.

All of our employees are safe.

Beaumont, Port Arthur, Vidor, Rose City and Fannett are under a a flash flood emergency.

The National Weather Service noted that “torrential flooding rainfall” would be occurring over the next few hours.

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