Port Arthur Texas is a city in the Jefferson County within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolis area. In 2010 the population was 53,818. Port Arthur was founded by Arthur Stilwell in 1895, on the western bank of Sabine Lake, and incorporated in 1898. The Rainbow Bridge across the Neches River connects Port Arthur to Bridge City. Port Arthur is in the early stages of an economic boom which means residents and businesses need to take advantage of the deregulated electricity market of Texas. Deregulation give you the power to compare and choose the retail electricity provider than best fits your needs. Prepaid electricity plans are great for residents who have credit issues because prepaid electricity plans have no credit checks. Along with no credit checks there are also not Id requirements. Postpaid electricity plans are ideal for residents who want to tie down their electricity plans for terms of six, twelve or twenty four months. Many businesses are also taking advantage of the power to choose their electricity providers by making electricity companies competing for their business thus cutting their energy cost.