Gas prices dropped 16 cents in the Beaumont/Port Arthur area over the past week. This
morning’s average price is $3.69 a gallon. A year ago on August 5th we were paying $2.82
a gallon. Today’s statewide average is down 14 cents to $3.62 a gallon. Triple A Texas reports
the national average is down 14cents to $4.11 a gallon.