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These White-belted Ringtails Erpetogomphus compositus are from Texas:

This male was near the Rio Grande at Vinton Rd, El Paso on September 20, 2018

This male was on the Texas side of the small channel marking the border with New Mexico
at the very northwestern corner of El Paso County, on August 25, 2007:

These two females were seen on a ridge above the Rio Grande in BBNP,
Brewster county, west Texas in late April 2005:

Note in the close-up the steeply-angled occiput with two very shallow raised areas, one on each side - diagnostic for compositus:

2nd individual: