Gas prices are down from last week. This morning’s average price in the Beaumont/Port
Arthur area is $2.62 a gallon, which is down four cents. A year ago on this date we were
paying $2.27 a gallon. The statewide average for a gallon of gas is $2.62, which is down
four cents. This morning’s national average is $2.86, down four cents. These averages are
compiled daily by Triple A Texas.