Triple-A Texas spokesperson Sarah Schimmer expects prices will continue to rise, because Spring Break is just a few weeks away.
She adds oil prices were also up this week forcing gas prices higher.
The statewide average is up six-cents at three-45 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
That's just seven-cents less than the national average, which is at three-52 a gallon.
The most expensive gasoline average in the state is in Dallas and Fort Worth at three-49 a gallon.
That's up eight-cents in Dallas and nine-cents in Fort Worth.
Amarillo has the least expensive average in Texas up a dime at three-28 a gallon.
San Antonio's average jumped seven-cents to three-43 a gallon this week.
Austin's average is up six-cents to three-45, while Houston drivers are also paying three-45, up four-cents this week.
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