We are paying less at the gas pump this week. The average price for a gallon in the Beaumont/
Port Arthur area is $2.35 a gallon, which is down five cents from last week. A year ago on this
date we were paying $2.61 a gallon. This morning’s statewide average is down a nickel to $2.36
a gallon. The national average is down four cents to $2.63 a gallon. These averages are compiled
daily by Triple A Texas.