Changed it what way? Some way yes, some ways no.
Texas is no longer a state that just anybody can come to and get hired. There are many, many, many nursing schools turning out a lot of nurses (majority being ASN's, but many BSN's also). Having experience helps a lot, but being out of the loop for 10 years does not help (or did you work in Canada?).
A single position in metro areas may have 20+ (or more) applicants. Many hospitals now require BSN or working on BSN to be hired. Smaller outlying communities and towns are a little easier to get jobs, but still not super easy. Border towns are always hireing from what I have heard.
Texas still has a huge diversity of people and locations (Forests to desert, coastal to rolling hills and a lot in between). Cost of living is pretty good, wages are not too bad and the economy has been pretty solid for the past 10 years or so.