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3 Texas State buildings reopen after bomb threat

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TWC News: 3 Texas State buildings reopen after bomb threat
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Update -- The bomb threat has been canceled, and all buildings and roads have reopened.

Earlier --Three buildings on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos have been evacuated due to a bomb threat, according to school officials.

The first alert came to students around 9:40 a.m., which said there had been a threat to the admissions building and asked students to evacuate and avoid the area.

Students were then notified at 10:05 a.m. the evacuation area was extended to the San Jacinto and Tower residence halls.

According to university officials, the threat came to a "Houston-area admissions counselor" who works from home.

The Austin Police Department is sending a bomb squad to help authorities in San Marcos investigate the threat. The FBI is also on scene.

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