Texas added 8,300 jobs in March, bringing its yearly total to 67,290, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. The figure is down from February’s job creation total of 67,290, but contributes to an annualized 2.1 percent growth. Texas jobs grew at a 2.3 percent rate in 2013. Jobless rates improved in nine metro areas, including Dallas-Plano-Irving, which saw its unemployment rate drop to 5.5 percent. In February, that number was at 5.8 percent.

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