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Former HSU lecturer pleads not guilty to child pornography charges

EUREKA- A former Humboldt State University lecturer who is facing charges for having child pornography has plead not guilty to allegations in court.

Christopher Haynes appeared before a Humboldt County Judge Wednesday. He was arrested in August by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office.

His computer allegedly had thousands of files revealing pictures and videos.

He posted bail and is not in custody. His next court appearance will be on October 28.