Checking gas prices as we heading into the long holiday weekend shows that prices are down
from a week ago. The average price for a gallon in the Beaumont/Port Arthur area is $3.00 s
gallon, which is down two cents. The statewide average dropped five cents to $2.99 a gallon.
Nationwide the average price is $3.39, which is down two cents. The state with the highest
average for a gallon is California at $4.70 a gallon, while Oklahoma has the lowest average
in the country at $2.97. These averages are compiled daily by Triple A Texas.