It is Friday and time to take a look at our weekly gas prices. In the Beaumont/Port Arthur area
the average price stayed at $2.61 a gallon. Last year on this date we were paying $2.04 for a
gallon of gas. This morning’s statewide average is up a penny to $2.63 a gallon. The nationwide
average stayed at $2.85. These averages are compiled daily by Triple A Texas.