American Airlines has round-trip flights from Houston (IAH) to Palm Springs (PSP) for $114 with a connection. Flights March to January, but none in October. Mostly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. No Holidays. Origin/Destination reversible.
Note: Carry-on bag is allowed for free on American Airlines. You can avoid paying for seat selection by accepting the randomly assigned seat at the gate.