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'Saved by the Bell' Star Dustin Diamond Released From Jail Early

Dustin Diamond, who played the sidekick Screech on the popular 90s sitcom "Saved By the Bell," was sprung from jail Monday — a month early for good be

Dustin Diamond, who played goofy Screech on the popular 1990s sitcom "Saved By the Bell," was sprung from jail Monday — a month early for good behavior, Wisconsin authorities said.

Image: Dustin Diamond Arraignment & Amanda Schutz Initial Appearance
Dustin Diamond attends his arraignment at Ozaukee County Courthouse on January 22, 2015.Daniel Boczarski / Getty Images

The 39-year-old actor had been placed in a work release program after beginning his four-month sentence in mid-January for a barroom stabbing.

Diamond became a jail custodian, and the program entitled him to receive one day of "good time" for every 24 hours worked, Ozaukee County Sheriff Jim Johnson told NBC affiliate WTMJ.

As a result, he racked up 30 days — and an early get-of-jail pass, the sheriff said.

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Diamond, who lives in suburban Milwaukee, was convicted last year of stabbing another bar patron in the armpit with a switchblade in December 2014, causing non-life-threatening wounds, according to police.

He said he was defending himself and his then-fiancée, Amanda Schutz, who was found guilty of disorderly conduct.

Diamond and Schutz also had to pay $1,500 in restitution to the victim.