BELLEVUE (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with the Bellevue Independent School District announced Wednesday they will close Thursday, January 13, and Friday, January 14 due to an increasing number of COVID-19 cases.

Bellevue ISD Superintendent Wade Wesley said the decision was made for the safety and well-being of students and staff.

Bellevue ISD is now the third Texoma area school district to close due to the rise in number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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