DETEC reports 6,000 power outages remaining

DETEC reports 6,000 power outages remaining

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - DETEC is currently reporting 6,567 outages remaining. DTEC expects to wrap up all repairs in Newton, Panola, Sabine and San Augustine Counties Monday.

Our larger impacted areas of Nacogdoches and Shelby County are estimated to be all restored by this Friday.

Nacogdoches County: 2,749

Newton Co: 1

Panola Co: 167

Sabine Co: 114

San Augustine Co: 215

Shelby Co: 3,321

Over the last week, crews have restored power to approximately 16,500 members. At the peak, DETEC reported over 23,000 outages.

If you are still without power, you may report your outage by:

  • Calling our 1-800-392-5986 Outage Reporting line. Please know the telephone number and meter number associated with your account. We encourage you to rely on the automated system and do not select to speak with a representative unless absolutely necessary as you will experience long hold times or incomplete calls due to heavy call volume. With your meter number, you should be able to report your outage quickly. The outage number is available 24 hours, every day.
  • Call our local office at 936-229-4000, option 2. Member Service Representatives are available 8 AM – 5 PM if you must speak with someone. Again, due to heavy call volume, you may experience long hold times.
  • Report your outage via our Mobile App – DETECmobile. You must already have an online account login to use this feature. If you do not have a login, you will need to go to and set this up.
  • Report your outage via our website at You will need an online login to report your outage. If you do not have a login, you can create one here. You will need to know all pertinent information for the account holder. If you are accessing our site on a mobile device and do not have a login, please select “Go to Desktop Version” and select Create User ID under the My Account tab.

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