HOUSTON Retail gasoline prices fell across Texas for the third week in a row after reaching record levels.

The statewide average price of regular-grade gasoline was $2.95 per gallon, 6 cents less than last week and 14 cents less than the record set last month, according to the weekly AAA Texas gasoline price survey released Friday.

The national average was $3.04 per gallon, down 8 cents from last week.

Of the 11 Texas cities in the poll, El Paso had the most expensive gas with regular-grade averaging $3.19 per gallon, down 6 cents from last week.

The cheapest gas was in Corpus Christi, where regular-grade averaged $2.84 per gallon, down 9 cents from last week.

These are average per-gallon prices of regular, self-serve gasoline in Texas metro areas and the change from last week, according to AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch released Friday:

Austin-San Marcos - $2.946, down 3.4 cents

Amarillo - $3.103, down 8.1 cents

Beaumont - $2.857, down 8.0 cents

Corpus Christi - $2.843, down 8.7 cents

Dallas - $2.934, down 5.5 cents

El Paso - $3.193, down 5.7 cent

Fort Worth - $2.918, down 6.2 cents

Galveston-Texas City - $2.947, down 4.3 cents

Houston - $2.918, down 6.3 cents

San Antonio - $2.922, down 2.8 cents

Texarkana (Texas only) - $2.866, down 10.9 cents