Texas Retail Gasoline Prices Up 3 Cents This Week

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HOUSTON -- Retail gasoline prices across Texas have increased 3 cents this week.

AAA Texas says the average price at the pump reached $3.57 per gallon. The national average is down a penny at $3.69 per gallon.

The association survey found Beaumont has the cheapest gasoline statewide at $3.44 per gallon. Fort Worth has the most expensive retail gasoline in Texas at $3.68 per gallon.

Texas drivers on average are paying 18 cents per gallon less than a year ago.

AAA says crude oil prices have posted slight gains in recent weeks as a result of positive economic news.