BOISE -- West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell confirmed Friday that Former Senator John McGree resigned as marketing director Friday.

This comes just days after he was charged for violating his misdemeanor DUI probation by disturbing the peace.

West Valley Medical Center provided the following statement:

After a productive and amicable discussion, we have accepted John McGee's resignation as the director of PR and marketing. Our mutual aim is to allow him the time to focus on addressing his current circumstances, and to prevent further distractions from our core mission; providing great care to our patients and community. John has made significant contributions to our organization and community over the course of his tenure and will definitely be missed.

He is due in court on Aug. 21 to face the misdemeanor charges.

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