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Port Arthur sees expansion as new businesses move to city
If you've driven into Port Arthur lately, you've probably seen the new Saltgrass restaurant and hotel going up.
Hobby Lobby confirms that it is also opening up a location in what's been coined "the new Port Arthur."
The city manager says the construction isn't a surprise.
It's all part of an expansion bringing new businesses to the area.
He says the growth goes hand in hand with refinery jobs and the launching of flights leaving from the regional airport.
Owners of Pita Pit in Beaumont say they're also narrowing down locations along Highway 69 in Port Arthur for a new Pita Pit location.