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Former gubernatorial candidate gets 10-day jail sentence

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- A former Tennessee gubernatorial candidate is serving some time behind bars.

According to the Hamilton County Criminal Court Clerk, Basil Marceaux was convicted of contempt of court Monday.

Judge Rebecca Stern handed down a 10-day jail sentence.

Marceaux was booked into the jail for failure to maintain lane and financial responsibility, both of which were filed January 6, 2012.

His next court date for those two charges is June 11.

Marceaux was also on the 2010 ballot for the state's 3rd congressional seat.

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