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Amazon.com announces plans for a new site in Dallas, its 4th fulfilmentcentre in Texas

DALLAS – Amazon.com Inc. says it will open a new site in Dallas, its fourth fulfilmentcentre in Texas.

Amazon.com official Mike Roth says the agreement announced Tuesday will create hundreds of full-time jobs. Workers at the Dallas centre will process smaller items such as books, electronics and consumer goods for the e-commerce giant.

The joint venture also involves Clarion Partners and Trammell Crow Company.

Seattle-based Amazon.com’s other Texas fulfilmentcentres are in Coppell (kuh-PEHL’), Haslet (HAS’-let) and Schertz (sherts).