For all we know, this could be a compensation for psychological damage Hasert caused, or it could just be straight up blackmail. There is just too little information available.
Knee-jerk anti-government sentiment is not a viable political philosophy.
Maybe they had a "thing" all these years and there was a falling out. Frankly, I don't know and I really don't care. I really have no sympathy for a guy who can't keep his junk in his pants much less a guy who has a sexual relationship with one (or more) of his high school students.