“Defendant appears to blur the distinction between incidents that may not be considered for purposes of establishing liability for damages, because they occurred outside the limitations period, and what nevertheless may be admissible and probative as background evidence to support a claim based on alleged conduct that falls within the limitations period.”

Arnett v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., 2013 WL 3324070 at *3 (W.D. Tex. July 1, 2013) (Rodriguez, J.).