A Killeen city limit sign is seen Thursday near the intersection of Chaparral and Trimmier roads Killeen.

Killeen is ranked fifth in the “Best Places to Live in Texas” study conducted by US News and World Reports.

Cities in Texas were ranked based on local job market, affordability, average commute time and desirability, according to a release sent out Thursday by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

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And to think, as recently as this past June, Killeen was ranked as the 7th most dangerous city in the state of Texas, tied with Lubbock. More dangerous than either San Antonio or Fort Worth.

I have to ask, "What's Changed?"



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