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Jeffrey Hubbard Released After Four Days in Jail

The former superintendent of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Thursday.

Jeffrey Hubbard Released After Four Days in Jail

He was , but after four days behind bars Jeffrey Hubbard -- the recently fired as superintendent of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District -- was released from jail.

Hubbard, 55, was set free at 6:21 a.m. today, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Inmate Information Center. He was originally ordered to spend 60 days in jail, receive three years of  probation and pay a $6,000 fine. In addition he was ordered to pay $23,500 in restitution to the Beverly Hills Unified school district and to complete 280 hours of community service.

Last month, an L.A. County Superior Court jury found Hubbard to a female employee -- -- while he was superintendent of the Beverly Hills Unified School District. The jury acquitted him of a charge involving another employee. He faced up to five years in state prison. 

Prosecutors said Hubbard OK'd a $20,000 stipend and $500 monthly car allowance to  Christiansen, a former facilities director for Beverly Hills Unified. Hubbard took five months of voluntary paid leave to prepare for his defense and at N-MUSD in June.

Christiansen, who was tried separately last year, was convicted of four counts of conflict of interest for negotiating contracts between the school district and a firm with which her company had a consulting agreement, and for backing a school bond measure that benefited her firm. She was sentenced Jan. 5 to four years and four months in state prison, but was allowed to remain free on $400,000 bail while her appeal is pending.

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