Convict principal out of prison

September 30, 2009 3:44:02 PM PDT
A former northwest Indiana school principal who was convicted of having a sexual relationship with an 11-year old girl has been released from prison.William "Andy" Beith has been sent to a halfway house in Michigan City.

He was the principal of Liberty Baptist Academy in Lake Station before he and the girl disappeared in May 2001.

Beith was arrested after FBI agents caught him with the girl in Las Vegas.

He eventually pleaded guilty to child molestation charges and was sent to prison. Beith is scheduled to be released from federal custody in February.