BEAUMONT, Texas, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of South Houston recently announced that it has expanded the U-Haul network of self-storage locations with its purchase of an existing Texas self-storage facility located at 7910 & 8161 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont, Texas. The new U-Haul Moving and Storage of Eastex Freeway features five single-story self-storage buildings offering more than 425 storage rooms, with more than 40,250 square feet of net rentable self-storage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) U-Haul Moving and Storage of Eastex Freeway features indoor, climate-controlled self-storage as well as outdoor drive-up, and boat and RV storage. The facility also will feature U-Box pods for moving and self-storage. With a U-Box pod, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. After you fill up the U-Box pod, we can store it for you in our secure warehouse or deliver it to a location of your choice. "We are excited to have the opportunity to expand our presence in Beaumont and look forward to continuing our long-standing relationships with local communities throughout our state," stated Matt Merrill, president, U-Haul Company of South Houston. "With the opportunity to expand U-Haul self-storage operations, we are better equipped to meet our customers' current and future needs," Merrill continued. "Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to travel when moving and storing their goods, which not only will make their move easier but also will have the positive effect of reducing the amount of carbon emissions released into the atmosphere," he noted. The new U-Haul Moving and Storage of Eastex Freeway will showcase 24-hour security with electronically controlled access, state-of-the-art digital video surveillance, your lock/your key, FREE use of storage carts, no deposit or administration fees, a convenient credit-card payment plan and available low-cost Safestor Protection to help safeguard customers' personal possessions.