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BEAUMONT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The search continues in north Arkansas for a Texas man who went missing while kayaking on the White River.

Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says authorities began searching for the man after getting a call around 1 p.m. Saturday that he had gone under in the White River and had not resurfaced.

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Rescue personnel were told the man was kayaking with others when he tipped over in the river, began struggling and then went under.

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The water level in the White River was high and the current was swift.

The name of the missing 29-year-old man, who is from Beaumont, Texas, has not been released at this time.

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