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Amarillo continues to have one of lowest unemployment rates

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Amarillo, Texas - Amarillo continues to have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state of Texas.

Friday morning the Texas Workforce Commission released unemployment figures for the month of May and Amarillo has a rate of 4.8%.

The unemployment rate for Texas remains steady at 6.9%, while the national average has dipped to 8.2%.

Texas added over 15,000 private sector jobs in May 2012.