A sign at a Houston elementary and middle school that sparked criticism on social media has been removed.
A 26-year-old man was caught last August holding two boxes with duct tape and wires near a statue of Richard Dowling.
A three-judge panel rejected the argument, saying there is no proof of impending harm that would justify such fear.
Officials say it resulted in 16 men being moved out of the facility overnight. Authorities say no one was injured.
The Texas unemployment rate stood at 4 percent for the second consecutive month, just a tick below the national jobless figure of 4.1 percent.