A man allegedly tied the man to the tree in a backyard and then tied him to the fence to take photos of him, according to a report by WFAA-TV.
The man was arrested Sunday and charged with trespassing, the station reported.
He faces up to five years in prison if convicted.
The incident happened in the area of W. 14th Street and State Road 9 in Rockford, about 90 miles east of Dallas.
WFMA-TV reported that authorities were dispatched to the home after receiving a call about a trespassing complaint.
The station said that the man, who was not identified, was charged with aggravated trespass.