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Your text layer is on your masterpage. Open your Pages panel and double click on the A-Master page icon. You can also comman + Shit + Left Click to directly select the text frame even if you are not on the masterpage.
Left click between the layer and the mask.
For future reference – everything that they said above is correct, but if you have transparency, you need to tell it to paste in the specific location on the canvas that you copied from. You do that with "paste in place": Edit > Paste Special > Paste in Place, or just Shift-Cmd-V/Shift-Ctrl-V.
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