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President of KETC-TV resigns

By KWMU

St. Louis, MO – The head of St. Louis's public television station has resigned.

James Baum has headed KETC-Channel 9 for the past three years. No reason was given for the resignation.

"The board of trustees is grateful for James' accomplishments," said Chairperson Juanita Hinshaw. "We have incredible confidence in the senior staff of KETC and I personally look forward to working with them to bring an ever-improving education and entertainment product to the St. Louis community."

The station is celebrating its 50th year on air this year. Baum will stay at the station as a consultant during the transition to new leadership.

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