Prices at the gas pump continue to rise. This morning’s average price in the Beaumont/Port
Arthur area is $4.09 a gallon, which is up 17 cents from last Friday. The average price a year
ago on this date was $2.66 a gallon. The statewide average jumped 17 cents to $4.09 a gallon.
Triple A Texas reports the national average is up 16 cents to $4.43 a gallon.