Entergy Texas Spokesperson Debi Derrick told 12News that Entergy experienced a transmission line power outage that affected four substations that serve the area in and around downtown Beaumont. They are: Travis Substation, immediately behind Edison Plaza; Crockett Substation on Crockett Street; Jirou Substation north of Pine Street' and Maple Substation, north of IH-10 on the north side of Beaumont.
The outage left 2,718 customers without power. At 9:16 a.m., power was restored to three substations-Crockett, Jirou, and Maple. Derrick said this leaves only the 1,365 customers served by Crockett Sub without power.
Derrick said Entergy anticipates restoration by Noon.
She said Entergy still does not have a cause of the outage.
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