Texas Unemployment Down

By Veronica Dietrich | vdietrich@kamr.com

Published 04/18 2014 04:22PM

Updated 04/18 2014 10:37PM

AMARILLO -- Good news for the lone star state, the unemployment rate is down.

According to the Texas Workforce, the unemployment rate fell to 5.5-percent in March. That's compared to almost 5.7-percent in February.

Amarillo's unemployment rate comes in third at 3.8-percent. They are behind Midland and Odessa.

9,100 jobs were added last month.

Since the beginning of the year, Texas has added 310,000 jobs.

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