911 services in Texarkana available again after regionwide issue

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Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 3:22 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 5, 2022 at 5:10 AM CST
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - UPDATE: As of Dec. 4 at 2:45 p.m., 911 services are available again.

According to the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department, 911 and all land lines going into the Bi-State Communications Center are currently down.

Officials say this is a region-wide issue that includes Texarkana, Bowie County, Miller County, Texas DPS and New Boston.

If you have an emergency, please call (903) 490-4432. This is a single cell phone so if there is a busy tone, they suggest calling back until the phone is answered.

Officials say they don’t know what caused the problem at this time.