Gas prices are down a penny in the Beaumont/Port Arthur area over the past week. This
morning’s average price for a gallon is $2.24. A year ago on this date we were paying $1.92. The
statewide average dropped four cents to $2.25 a gallon andnationwide we are paying three cents
less with an average price of $2.56 a gallon. These averages are compiled by Triple A Texas.